PIERCETON — Firefighters and emergency medical personnel from Pierceton and North Webster were on the scene within minutes of a reported house and garage fire at 378 N. SR 13, north of Pierceton on Sunday night, April 7.
County dispatchers called Pierceton units into service at 8:41 p.m. and called for assistance from North Webster when the home owner called and reported a house and garage on fire. The caller told dispatchers everyone was being evacuated from the home.
Units were on the scene within seven minutes and reported the fire under control by 9:02 p.m. Firefighters at the scene said no smoke was visible coming from the one-story ranch-style home with attached garage when units arrived and said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.