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IFD: Fire at vacant church intentionally set

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Crews were called to a fire on the city’s near west side early Wednesday morning.

According to the Indianapolis Fire Department, crews responded to a fire at a vacant church in the area of New York Street and Elder Avenue around 3:30 a.m.

After getting to the scene, crews began battling the flames at the vacant building and were able to get the fire under control and then finally put out completely.

There have been no injuries reported as a result of the fire.

IFD says the fire is arson.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS (8477).