Garage and car destroyed in northeast side fire

(IFD Photo)
(IFD Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Two men and a dog escaped a fire on Thursday morning.

According to fire officials, the fire started in the garage, leaving behind heavy damage.

(IFD Photo)
(IFD Photo)

Firefighters responded to the 8300 block of Tequista Circle around 10:50 a.m.

A 2014 Red Hyundai Elantra was completely destroyed in the fire.

The homeowner, Kyle Looper, said he was asleep when the fire began. He woke up to the smell of smoke.

A neighbor ran over and alerted them of the smoke as well.

The other man in the house, 25-year-old Eric Araiolo grabbed the dog and everyone evacuated.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Firefighters estimate the damage to the garage and house at $200,000.