Two injured in vacant house fire on east side - 13 WTHR Indianapolis

Two injured in vacant house fire on east side

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INDIANAPOLIS -

 

An Indianapolis firefighter and another man were hurt Thursday night when a vacant home frequented by squatters caught fire.   
     
Firefighters found a man in the back of the home in the 1800 block of East Maryland Street just after 10:00 p.m.  
     
Medics took the man - believed to be homeless - to Eskenazi Hospital in serious condition with smoke inhalation.
     
The firefighter suffered a slight knee injury due to a hole in the deck of the home. 
     
Firefighters had the fire under control in 15 minutes.
       
The cause is still under investigation.

 

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