Fire blocks traffic for morning commuters

(WISH Photo, file/Marcus Collins)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A vacant business caught fire and blocked morning traffic on 38th Street and Orchard Avenue.

The fire blocked the following commuter routes:

  • Westbound traffic from 38th Street to Keystone Avenue
  • Eastbound traffic from 38th Street to Orchard Avenue

Police asked that commuters seek other routes to work on Tuesday morning.

The building was vacant at the time of the fire and was estimated to be a total loss. 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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