Firefighting News: IN Firefighters Battle Large Fire at Recycling Plant

By Rita Burris Indianapolis Fire Department PIO Thick, acrid, black smoke could be seen for miles after a building caught fire on Saturday, June 15, 2013, on the outskirts of downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. The Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) along with seven other area fire departments put the term "mutual aid" to the test as they valiantly fought the large fire for more than hours before bringing it under control. Firefighters from IFD, Wayne Township, Pike Township, Speedway Fire, Decatur Township, White River Township, Airport Fire, and City of Lawrence persevered despite obstacles that forced them to adjust their strategy several times throughout the firefight. Crews ha...

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