By Rita Reith
Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department (IFD) Engine 29 was stopped by a sinkhole en-route to a fire at 1418 Finley Ave at 8:41 pm. The fire was minimal, extinguished within a minute and is under investigation. The house, a single-story residence, was unoccupied.
Engine 29 sustained some damage to the underside of the engine although it is unclear how much. A wrecker was on scene and will assist with removal of the fire apparatus once IFD Shops personnel has a chance to document the incident.
Representatives from DPW were called to the scene. No firefighters were injured. The sinkhole was approximately 4 ft x 8 ft.
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