INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - One person was killed in a southeast side house fire, according to the Indianapolis Fire Department.
The fire happened in the 3500 block of Apple Street just before 8:30 a.m. Sunday.
Upon arrival at the scene, crews reported witnessing flames coming from the structure.
A short time later firefighters were able to enter the structure and rescued a man from the burning house.
The man was transported to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition but later died at the hospital.
In addition to the individual killed, a firefighter who fell through the roof was also transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
IFD says the firefighter was on the roof of the structure, performing a ventilation operation and fell through the house to the first floor.
During his fall, the firefighter struck a second firefighter, who was not injured.
Authorities the person killed in the fire is not the homeowner.
Damage to the home has been estimated at $40,000.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.