East side home under renovation burns

Ritter fire 1

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Firefighters battled a fire in a home on the city’s east side early Monday.

Fire crews were called to the single story home near East 30th Street and North Ritter Avenue around 2:30 a.m.

Crews say no one was home at the time of the fire, and it appeared the home was under renovation.

When units arrived, the fire had already burned through the roof. Firefighters were able to quickly bring the blaze under control.

The fire was contained to the back corner of the house.

No one was injured.  A damage estimate was not immediately available.

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