Tim Hortons to Open 15 Locations in Fort Wayne (NBC33 VIDEO)

By Eric DeFreeuw - NBC33

February 26, 2014 Updated Feb 26, 2014 at 9:08 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (NBC33) - The Canadian-based food chain Tim Hortons is coming to Fort Wayne.

Tim Hortons is described as a "quick service" chain selling primarily coffee, baked goods, and sandwiches.

The restaurant plans to open 300 locations in the United States by the end of 2018, including 15 here in Fort Wayne. There are nearly 4500 Tim Hortons locations, 859 of which are in the US.

No word on possible locations yet, but officials from Tim Hortons say they fully expect shops to begin to open by 2015.

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