Indianapolis Firefighters Control Fire in Vacant Structure

Photos and report from Rita Reith

Indianapolis firefighters responded to a residential fire last night that authorities have deemed to be arson.

Crews made an aggressive attack on the fire in the vacant building on S. Warman. The structure was balloon frame, which allowed fire to travel from the basement to the attic.

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There were no reported injuries.

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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