Indianapolis firefighters stand outside an apartment building that caught fire Monday morning.

Twelve People Escape Indy Apartment Fire

INDIANAPOLIS – Twelve people escaped an apartment fire Monday morning, according to the Indianapolis Fire Department.

Firefighters were called to a building at 215 E. 36th Street just before 7 a.m.

All twelve people living in the building were able to escape. One man was slightly injured after using a hot space heater to break out a window. He was taken to Eskenazi Hospital to be checked out, according to IFD.

IFD said the fire started in the kitchen of a first-floor apartment while a woman and her three children were asleep; all four people were able to escape. The exact cause of the fire is unknown.

IFD Victims Assistance and the Red Cross are working with those displaced.

(Photo provided by the Indianapolis Fire Department.)

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