FRANKFORT, IN (WTHR) - Four adults and two children were injured in a early morning residence fire north of Frankfort on Monday.
Frankfort firefighters responded to a house fire in the 2200 block of Rossville Avenue just before 2:30 a.m. and found a farmhouse with heavy fire showing.
According to Frankfort Fire Chief John Kirby, "Firefighters pulled an adult man out of the house who was airlifted to Eskenazi Hosptial in Indianapolis and a five-year-old boy was also taken by air ambulance to Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis. Two other victims were taken by ground ambulance to IU Health in Lafayette, another child was transported by ground ambulance to Riley Children's Hospital and a sixth victim was taken by ambulance to IU Health in Frankfort." The conditions of the victims is not known at this time.
Additional firefighting units from Rossville and Mulberry were called to the scene to assist with water tankers and 11 off-duty Frankfort firefighters were called in to assist with the fire and to cover the rest of the city. The fire was brought under around 4 a.m.
Investigators from the Frankfort Fire Department, along with Indiana State Fire Marshal's office investigators are looking for a cause of the fire.
No firefighters were injured.