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Man dies following early morning fire on west side

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One man is dead after a house fire on the city’s west side early Sunday.

It happened just before 2:30 a.m. in the 3400 block of West 10th Street.

Fire officials said the 68-year-old male victim was located and transported to the hospital in critical condition before he later succumbed to his injuries.

The death marks the 5th fire-related fatality in the IFD District for 2018.

Damages from the fire are believed to be around $40,000.

There has not yet been any word on what may have caused the fire.