The Wayne Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire at approximately 8:30 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 23). The fire, in the 400 Block of East Five Street, was reported by a passing motorist. Approximately 30 firefighters responded to the scene and found flames coming out of a window in the northwest corner of the house. The house was unoccupied, as it had just been purchased on Tuesday. Fire personnel remained on the scene until approximately 11:30 p.m., checking for any hot spots in the structure.