1 hospitalized with burns after neighbor’s rescue in Noblesville apartment fire

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — A 57-year-old man is hospitalized in Indianapolis after being pulled from a fire by their next-door neighbor Thursday night, Noblesville Fire Department said.

The fire was reported sometime before 8:50 p.m. Thursday in the 5400 block of Village Winds Drive. That’s at the Pebble Brook Village Apartments located east of Little Chicago Road off State Road 32.

Crews arrived to large flames and smoke coming from an apartment building. They also found the man lying in front of an apartment. Two apartments were significantly damaged.

The man pulled from the fire was taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital to be treated for burns.

The names of the person injured nor the neighbor were immediately available from Noblesville Fire Department.

The cause and origin of the fire remained under investigation Friday afternoon.