FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- A large fire east of downtown Fort Wayne has closed roads and bridges in the area.
News reports say flames were shooting 50 to 60 feet high and black smoke billowed into the air from the fire at it raged for well over four hours Monday.
The Journal Gazette reports the fire hit at least six buildings in an aging industrial complex used for storage. It says small explosions could be heard coming from the buildings
Fort Wayne Fire Department spokeswoman Stacey Fleming says at least 50 firefighters were battling the blaze.
WANE-TV reports that firefighters evacuated one of the buildings out of fear it would collapse.
There was no immediate report of injuries.