Man dies following west side apartment fire

(WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The man who firefighters pulled from a burning apartment complex Thursday night has died.

Firefighters responded to the Port O Call Apartments near Rockville Road and Interstate 465 around 8:20 p.m. on the report of a fire with entrapment.

The Wayne Township Fire Department said crews pulled a man from an upstairs apartment. He was transported to a Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in serious condition, where officials say he later died as a result of his injuries.

The man’s name has not been released.

The fire was marked under control about 25 minutes after firefighters arrived. Two apartments were damaged and three other people were treated at the scene, firefighters said. 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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