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IFD fights fire, clutter at north side home

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A woman’s home for more than ten years was damaged by a fire on Saturday evening.

Indianapolis Fire Department responded to the home in the 1800 block of 57th Street just before 5:30 p.m. IFD said the home was filled with clutter from floor to ceiling.

According to a neighbor, the 80-year-old woman lived in the home for 10 years. IFD said the woman was not home when the fire broke out.

IFD estimated damage of the home to be around $50,000.