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Fort Wayne Police: Man dies from fireworks injuries

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - A man is dead after being burned by fireworks just before 11 p.m. Sunday in the 4000 block of Lynfield Drive, Fort Wayne Police say. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he died, police said. We will have more...
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Man dies of burns from fireworks

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – A man has died as a result of burns from fireworks. According to our partners in news at ABC 21, the incident happened just before 11 p.m. Sunday on the 4000 block of Lynfield Drive in Fort Wayne. The victim was taken to an...
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Downtown fireworks are Positively Fort Wayne!

Matt Loraine of Melrose Pyrothechnics, Inc. has been producing the Fourth of July Fireworks show in Fort Wayne for more than 30 years. He started helping out with his father when he was just 12 years old and took over the operation in 1990. Loraine says he still gets excited every year, “We’re celebrating our […]
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Fort Wayne sends up 15,000 bursts in 2022 firework show

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Once the sun goes down in Fort Wayne, the city’s annual Fourth of July fireworks show can begin. Pyrotechnic crews are setting off more than 15,000 burst Monday from the top of the Indiana Michigan Power building. They say they started planning months in...
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Police find 15-year-old Fort Wayne girl who went missing Friday, July 1

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -- The Fort Wayne Police Department has ended for a teenage girl whom the family says went missing Friday. FWPD says 15-year-old Brooklyn Gaines, 5'9" and about 150 pounds, was last seen near Pontiac Street and Gay Street in Fort Wayne wearing grey sweatpants and a black Kurt Cobain shirt.
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Downtown Fort Wayne firework preparations

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)- The downtown fireworks are a favorite in the Summit city, but do you know the preparations it takes to put them on? Matt Loraine of Melrose Pyrothechnics, Inc. says it takes about a year in advance to plan for this firework show. “With permitting, insurance ordering product, designing the show, the weeks […]
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Veterans group unveils name of 6,000 square foot expansion

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Officials at the Veterans National Memorial Shrine & Museum unveiled the name of its new 6,000 square-foot building during a ceremony Monday. The W. Paul Wolf War History Museum has been under construction since the beginning of the year and is expected to be completed later this summer. The building is adjacent to the existing facility at 2122 O’Day Road.
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Sunday morning stabbing leaves man with life-threatening injuries

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – A stabbing Sunday morning leaves a man with life-threatening injuries. It started around 8:52 a.m. when officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of Clay Street and E. Washington Boulevard on a report of an adult male walking with blood on his clothing.
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City announces cooling stations for high heat

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The City of Fort Wayne announced that the lobby of the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory will serve as a cooling station due to the high temperatures and heat expected to hit the area. The cooling station at the conservatory, located at 1100 S. Calhoun St.,...
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FIRST ALERT: Heat indices reaching triple digits Tuesday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - A First Alert Weather Day has been issued for high heat on Tuesday, July 5th. Temperatures will hit the mid 90s, but heat indices will push into the triple digits during the late afternoon and early evening. Also, rounds of storms are expected to move into the area on Tuesday as well.
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Fort Wayne to open cooling stations Tuesday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - A cooling station will be available to Fort Wayne residents in anticipation of high temperatures and humidity, Tuesday, the City of Fort Wayne said. The cooling station will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the lobby of the Foellinger-Freimann...
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NWS: Active weather ahead

According to the National Weather Service, rain showers and thunderstorms are possible for much of this week. Tonight’s National Weather Service weather story for Fort Wayne, Indiana:. Active weather ahead. Fort Wayne, Indiana (July 4, 2022) – Rain showers and thunderstorms are possible much of the work week. Temperatures...
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Hyde Brothers bookstore celebrates 30 years of service

A local bookstore in Fort Wayne is turning the page to a new chapter. The Hyde Brothers Booksellers celebrated 30 years this weekend with live music, discounts, and a day of family fun. Hyde Brothers bookstore celebrates 30 years of service. The Hyde Brothers Booksellers celebrated three decades over the...
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Downtown Burger King up and running

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Police received reports Sunday evening that the drive-through speaker at the Burger King on E Jefferson Boulevard had caught fire. Police say crews went to the scene. WANE 15 went to the scene and saw it operating normally. We will update this story as we learn more.
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