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7:15 am update: A Carmel Fire spokesperson says the fire is now considered under control, and crews are working to contain hot spots.

All residents of Timber Creek Apartments are accounted for, and there were no injuries.

One building in the complex is badly damaged.

EMA is on the scene helping people who are now without a home.

Roads nearby are closed and this might impact school buses this morning.

Original story

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A massive fire in an apartment in downtown Carmel has fire authorities urging people to avoid areas of downtown.

Carmel Fire officials say the fire started around 5:30 Monday morning at the Timber Creek Apartments near City Center Drive and Guilford Road.

There’s no immediate word of any injuries.

The Carmel Fire Department activated a second alarm, calling additional crews to the scene.

A Carmel Fire spokesperson tweeted the department “completed a trench cut, attempting to stop the fire from running any further in this large apartment building.”

City Center Drive was closed in both directions at Guilford, and police and fire officials urged drivers to avoid the area near the fire

Firefighter Tim Griffin of the Carmel Fire Department joined us Thursday on “Life.Style.Live!” to share a simple healthy snack recipe perfect to enjoy anytime, especially during the summer months.

Watch the video above for the recipe.

Get your muscles ready because it’s time to pull some firetrucks and toss some kegs!

The Carmel Professional Firefighters Local 4444 are hosting their annual Pumper Pull & Keg Toss this weekend in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.

Carmel Fire Department’s Tim Griffin along with Singer and Carmel Firefighter Ian Reppert joined us today to share what people can expect at this event. Reppert also performed his song, ”The parting glass” live.

This event is happening on March 19 at Brockway Pub located at 12525 old Meridian St, Carmel.

Event Lineup:

Ian Reppert performs – 1pm 

Pipes & Drums – 2:30 pm 

Pumper Pull – 3 pm 

Keg Toss – 4:30 pm 

It’s time to sweep away the fat after Thanksgiving! Firefighter Tim taught us some easy exercises you can do with your broomstick.

If you’re looking for recipes as nutty as Firefighter Tim, you’re in luck!

Firefighter Tim joined us today to make Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Balls, Banana & Peanut Butter Smoothies, and more in the kitchen today.

Today is National Pepperoni Pizza Day! Firefighter Tim stopped by to give us two new twists on this classic meal!

He showed us how to make a Grilled Pepperoni Cheese Pizza sandwich and a Rigatoni Pepperoni Pizza Bake. Watch the videos above and below for the full tutorials.

You don’t have to wait until after work to get your workout in! Firefighter Tim joined us today to share 15 great exercises that can easily be done in the office. He says getting up and getting some good movement in throughout your work day can help both your physical and mental health.

Office Exercises:

1: Tricep dips 

2: desk push-ups 

3: Chair squats 

4: Standing rear squeeze 

5: Calf Raise 

6: Lunges 

7: Wall sit 

8: Seated bike crunch 

9: Neck roll 

10: Chest stretch

11: Trap squeeze 

12: Knee Chest stretch 

13: tricep stretch 

14: stand and reach 

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the tragedy that changed our lives forever. We remember the countless acts of bravery, sacrifice, humanity, and patriotism that followed the devastation.   

Tim Griffin of the Carmel Fire Department joined us to share about the upcoming 9/11 Ceremony of Remembrance at the Carmel Clay Veterans Memorial.

He invites you to join us in honoring our fallen brothers and sisters who lost their lives from the 9/11 terrorist attacks against the United States. 

He says, now more than ever, it is important that we remember the way we as a nation in the days, weeks and months following those horrific attacks, came together as a country. 

Event details

September 11, 2021

Carmel Clay Veterans Memorial 

768 3rd Ave SW

Carmel, IN 46032

Program starts promptly at 8:46am

Carmel Farmer’s Market will be paused so all vendors and market-goers can join. 

These delicious and simple recipes from Tim Griffin of the Carmel Fire Department are perfect for any lunch or dinner!

Lime Cilantro Chicken Thighs



Roasted Sweet Peppers



Lay peppers in an oven-safe pan.  Drizzle olive oil on peppers.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.  Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

Caprese Spears



He wears MULTIPLE hats and being a firefighter is just ONE of them! You may see him on Indy Style cooking, co-hosting or even showing you a new workout, but today, he’s joining Amber in the podcast room! Tim chats about being a dad to FIVE girls, the close relationship he has with his family and what he wishes he DIDN’T remember during a colonoscopy!