Attic catches fire in north side home

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An attic electrical fire woke a family of three in their north side home early Sunday morning.

Authorities said the fire occurred just before 3:45 a.m in the 6000 block of Spring Mill Road.

A man at the residence attempted to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher, but was unsuccessful.

Firefighters believe the fire may have been smoldering for some time.

There were no injuries reported.

Damage to the home is estimated to be around $70,000.