Indy Crews Pulled Out of Fire That Destroyed Home

After 20 minutes on the scene, officials pulled the firefighters out of the home to continue fighting the flames from the outside after declaring the structure no longer safe.


Indianapolis firefighters were ordered out of a burning home early Monday morning after officials declared the structure no longer safe.

Crews responded to the residence at 1731 West 65th Place around 3:15 a.m. and encountered heavy flames shooting through the roof, according to WISH-TV.

After 20 minutes on the scene, officials pulled the firefighters out of the home to continue fighting the flames from the outside.

The home was declared a total loss and no injuries were reported.

Police were called to the address just before 1 a.m. for a report of an attempted arson, but the cause of the second fire is still under investigation.