Photos show heavy smoke coming from the back of the home. (DHI Media/Kirsten Barnhart)
Photos show heavy smoke coming from the back of the home. (DHI Media/Kirsten Barnhart)

VAN WERT – The Van Wert Fire Department was called to a house fire at 518 Burt Street after 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

The fire is currently on-going and citizens are advised to stay clear of the area. The Van Wert Police Department is currently on scene re-directing traffic. The home was a single-dwelling home and all occupants made it out safely.

There was no word on what caused the fire as the investigation is on-going. This story will be updated as information becomes available.