Saturday morning fire destroys south west side business

Fire at KW Auto Service in the 1300 block of W. Troy Ave. (IFD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - An early morning fire Saturday on the south west side has destroyed and auto service business and damaged a nearby home.

Indianapolis firefighters were dispatched to the intersection of Troy and Chase just before 3:30 a.m. for a reported building fire.

They arrived and found KW Auto Service in the 1300 block of West Troy Avenue fully engulfed in flames.

A nearby rental home on the property was evacuated as a precaution. The three residents and a dog were able to get out safely after they were alerted by firefighters to the fire.

The house had some damage to the exterior.

Damage to KW Auto Service is estimated to be $400,000. Investigators are looking into where the fire started and what started it. There were no injuries.

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