Home damaged by electrical fire

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A homeowner woke up to the smell of smoke in his home on Friday evening.

Unneffer Uatchet, 71, smelled smoke and quickly evacuated his home.

Fire crews arrived at the scene shortly after 10 p.m. to the 1200 bock of West 36th Street.

Fire was coming from the basement. The fire was under control in 20 minutes.

Investigators say the fire was electrical. Damage was estimated at $50,000.

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