IFD responds to apartment fire on city’s SE side

(Provided Photo/IFD)
(Provided Photo/IFD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indianapolis Fire Department responded to the scene of a two-story apartment fire on the city’s southeast side.

IFD responded to the fire on Hobart Road at 8:51 p.m. on Monday. Heavy smoke and flames could be seen from the building.

The fire was under control in 30 minutes. The apartment had no working smoke detectors.

IFD said no one was at home at the time of the fire.

Neighbors told IFD that no one legally lives in  the building, but several squatters were occupying an apartment.

Damage was estimated at $60,000.

WISHTV.com 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.

blog comments powered by Disqus