No injuries in Carmel house fire

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The Carmel Fire Department was called to a house fire in the 800 block of Preston Drive on Thursday morning. That's close to College Ave. south of 103rd St.

Heavy smoke was showing from the home when firefighters arrived. They quickly got the fire under control. No one was injured and no one was home at the time.

According to firefighters, the homeowner left the home with some food on the stove. A roofing crew working on the residence noticed smoke coming from the home.

Carmel Fire fighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly before the entire residence was lost.

There was damage to the immediate kitchen area and into the attic, and smoke damage throughout the residence.

Damage is estimated at $30,000.