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IFD battles large fire at east side business

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indianapolis Fire Department battled a large fire at an east side business Tuesday night.

Firefighters were dispatched to the Advanced Restoration building in the 100 block of South Sherman Drive just before 6:45 p.m.

According to IFD, 72 firefighters responded to the blaze and found the building fully involved.

After battling the fire for over three hours, IFD said the main fire had been knocked out, however interior hot spots were preventing them from marking it under control.

According to IFD, CSX passenger trains that were heading through the area were stopped for the safety of fire crews on scene.

IFD said water supply and demand issues challenged firefighters, however Citizens Energy was on scene assisting.

Damages have been estimated at $1.5 million.

No one was injured, and a cause has not been determined.