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Crews Rapidly Control Fire at Vacant IN Home

Firefighters attack flames in a burning home

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By Rita Reith

Indianapolis firefighters along with crews from Speedway and Wayne Township responded to this recent fire in a vacant residence.

Crews found fire showing from the rear of the structure and rapidly brought the fire under control. There were no injuries. Neighbors say the home has been vacant for some time but with trespassers in and out.

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RITA L. REITH is a battalion chief with the IFD and serves as the agency’s public information officer.

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