Mom, infant daughter taken to hospital after fire

43rd Street Fire (Provided Photo/ IFD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Fire Department responded to a fire on the east side of the city early Sunday morning.

According to a news release from IFD, a mother was home alone with her infant daughter when the fire broke out. She escaped to her neighbors house to call 911.

Fire officials say the fire broke out at a two-story home in the 6100 block of East 43rd Street. When crews arrived at the scene, they saw smoke showing from the structure. They were able to contain the fire in about 10 minutes.

The mother and infant daughter were slightly injured in the fire. Both were transported to Community North Hospital.

Fire officials say the home did not have working smoke detectors. 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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