Indiana News

One Dead in West Side Garage Fire

6/25/2012


(photo courtesy of IFD)

One person is dead following a garage fire on the city's west side Monday afternoon.

IFD Capt. Rita Burris says firefighters were called to the area of 16th Street and North Berwick Avenue shortly after 1:00 and found flames about 30 feet high coming from a detached garage.

Firefighters had the fire under control in about 30 minutes and during that time, they discovered a body inside the garage.  That person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials from IFD and IMPD are investigating the cause of the fire.

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