Crews respond to South Bend house fire

Published: Aug. 8, 2022 at 8:54 AM EDT
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - More than 19 crews from the South Bend Fire Department were sent to a house fire Monday morning.

It happened in the 22000 block of State Road 23 near Four Winds Casino South Bend. Officials say the call came in just after 6:30 a.m., and the house was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived.

Crews quickly made attack on the fire with over 18,000 gallons of water used.

Three firefighters were treated on scene for heat-related issues, but they did not need to be hospitalized. No other were reported.

The origin and cause of the fire remain under investigation. Officials believe the home was vacant when the blaze began.

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