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Indianapolis Firefighters Contain Working Fire at Double Residence

Firefighter on a ladder with a pike pole with flames showing from roof

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Indianapolis firefighters responded to this recent fire at a double residence, and Rita Reith provided some photos of operations at the scene.

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Heavy black smoke could be seen for a mile, and arriving crews found heavy smoke showing from the rear of the two-story structure. Two occupants escaped without injury before the fire department arrived, and companies performed an aggressive interior attack and search, bringing the fire under control within 30 minutes.

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

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