Crime Watch 8

Firefighter injured in overnight arson fire

Photo of arson fire on Nov. 19, 2020. (Provided Photo/IFD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – One firefighter was injured in a fire on the city’s near west side, according to the Indianapolis Fire Department.

IFD said that just after 2:30 Thursday morning crews responded to the a house fire in the 100 block of Neal Avenue.

Firefighters were able to get the flames under control in 25 minutes. However, one firefighter did sustain an injury, a burn to his leg.

The department has also ruled that the blaze was intentionally set.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.


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