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3 firefighters injured while battling fire at 2 homes on Indy's near northwest side

Three firefighters were taken to Methodist Hospital for slight injuries but have since been released.
Credit: Indianapolis Fire Department
Three firefighters had slight injuries after battling a fire that spread to two homes in the 800 block of West 29th Street Thursday morning.

INDIANAPOLIS — Three firefighters had slight injuries after battling a fire that spread to two houses on the near northwest side of Indianapolis Thursday morning.

The Indianapolis Fire Department was called to the 800 block of West 29th Street, near Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street, shortly before 12:30 a.m. on multiple reports of a house fire.

When firefighters arrived, they found two homes on fire. Firefighters were able to get the fire under control in 26 minutes.

Credit: Indianapolis Fire Department
Three firefighters had slight injuries after battling a fire that spread to two homes in the 800 block of West 29th Street Thursday morning.

An IFD spokesperson said the structural integrity of the building where the fire started was compromised with multiple holes on the second floor.

Three firefighters were taken to Methodist Hospital for slight injuries but have since been released.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

A few hours later, another fire happened four blocks away and destroyed two vacant homes.

A few hours later, another fire happened four blocks away and destroyed two vacant homes.

There were no injuries in the second fire.

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