Man killed in south side house fire


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A man was killed in a south side house fire, according to the Indianapolis Fire Department.

Shortly after 9 a.m. March 14, crews responded to a residence in the 300 block of Orange Street for a report of a house fire.

The man was identified May 7 by the Marion County Coroner’s Office as Jack Eward, 60. 

Crews got the flames under control just after 9:30 a.m. and an investigation into the fire began.

Also, IFD says one woman, who was not identified, was taken to the hospital but her condition was unknown. Additionally, a woman in her 60s was checked out at the scene and later released.

Fire officials say there were no working smoke detectors in the residence.

The cause of the fire has not been released.

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