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Man Killed in House Fire on Indy's East Side

Fire investigators believe the man may have been smoking near an oxygen tank.

INDIANAPOLIS -- A man killed in a fire inside a home on Indianapolis' east side is believed to have been smoking near an oxygen tank. 

Firefighters were called to the home in the 4300 block of Fletcher Avenue for a report of a fire. 

One man was pulled from the home and pronounced dead at the scene. 

Family members tell fire investigators that the victim had just been released from the hospital a few days ago and they believe he was smoking near his oxygen tank when the fire started. 

(Photo by RTV6.)

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