INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Fire raced through an apartment building Wednesday morning near 30th and Moller in Speedway. In the end 12 units were damaged and 26-people were left homeless.
Now, a community and church are coming together to help the victims of the blaze.
Pastor Eli Johnson of the People's Church is leading the charge to make sure the families, some who do not speak English or have insurance, can at least get a hot meal and enough clothes to get by.
"I can only imagine having a family, having children. I can only imagine some of the things he is going through and that is why our heart is pulling towards helping them," Pastor Johnson said.
Johnson says when he heard about the fire he knew he had to act.
That's what it's about. That's what the church is about. No matter what church you are part of that is what community is about," said Johnson.
24-Hour News 8 is told management at the apartment complex is working on getting this family and the others a place to stay.
Donations of gently used clothes and goods can be made at Northwest High School at 5525 West 34th Street, attention the People's Church.
Officials are investigating after a break-in at an east side home, police say.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department released more information after a 3-year-old boy was shot Thursday evening.
A Franklin man was sentenced to 100 years in prison for child molestation charges Thursday.