Neighbors spot fire that badly damaged home on northwest side

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indianapolis firefighters say neighbors are credited with spotting a home on fire near West 44th Street and Kessler Boulevard late Wednesday.

Fire crews were called to the 4400 block of Clover Drive shortly after 11:30 p.m.

When they arrived, flames were already through the roof of the one-story brick home.

No one was home at the time of the fire.

Firefighters brought the flames under control in 20 minutes.  Damage was estimated at $185,000.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation. 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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