Firefighters injured in west side fire

(Wayne Township Fire Department photo)
(Wayne Township Fire Department photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Firefighters in Wayne Township were on the scene of a residence fire on the city’s west side Wednesday morning.

Crews responded to the 1100 block of Tudor Avenue around 6:40 a.m. This is in the area of West Morris Street and South Lynhurst Drive.

Chopper 8 flew over the scene, where heavy smoke and flames were showing. The Wayne Township Fire Department tweeted shortly before 7 a.m. that one civilian was slightly injured at the scene.

A firefighter fell through a second story floor and went through the first floor into the basement. He fell approximately 20 feet. A mayday was declared. Officials say that firefighter was rescued and taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital in good condition. A second firefighter suffered a slight injury. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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