IFD engine gets caught in sinkhole on city’s south side

(Provided Photo/Indianapolis Fire Department)
(Provided Photo/Indianapolis Fire Department)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – An Indianapolis Fire Department engine got stuck in a sinkhole on the city’s south side on Monday night.

It happened at Boyd and Finley avenues, near East Raymond Street and Interstate 65.

(Provided Photo/Indianapolis Fire Department)
(Provided Photo/Indianapolis Fire Department)

According to a tweet from IFD, the engine was on its way to a fire when the incident happened. The fire was minimal in an unoccupied residence.

Officials say the sinkhole is 4 feet x 8 feet deep. No one was hurt.

According to IFD, the engine was not damaged. It was taken to the IFD Shops and found to be OK and has remained in service.


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