Firefighters Control Fire at Self-Storage Facility in Indianapolis

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Photos and report by Rita Reith

On March 20, 2018, Indianapolis firefighters responded to a working fire in a self-storage facility. 

Fourteen Indianapolis Fire Department units responded to the fire at Arlington Self Storage, and found heavy fire and black smoke going through the roof at a single-story building of lightweight steel construction.

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Firefighters had to deal with the presence of several five-gallon flammable containers on scene, and also faced a long hose lay to obtain water supply from the nearest hydrants.

No firefighters were injured on scene, and damages were estimated at $250,000.

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