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Photos: Indy Firefighters Control Downtown Apartment Fire

Photos and information courtesy of Rita Reith

Indianapolis (IN) firefighters responded early Tuesday morning to a fire on the roof of a downtown apartment building.

多多在线观看免费视频Fire crews responded to the fire at around 1:30 a.m. with multiple calls reporting fire on the roof of the 800 Cap Apartments building at 800 N Capitol Ave. First-arriving units found heavy fire and smoke showing at the four-story ordinary building.

Working smoke detectors throughout the building activated, prompting many residents to flee.

多多在线观看免费视频 The fire was contained to a composite wood deck on top of the building. There is a pea gravel and rubber roof membrane that covers the roof of the building.  There was no interior communication of fire to the building, Utilities were shut off and significant water damage was reported throughout the building due to sprinkler activation and some fire.

多多在线观看免费视频One firefighter sustained a slight injury to the shoulder. The fire was declared under control at 2:13 a.m.

RITA L. REITH多多在线观看免费视频 is a battalion chief with the Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) and serves as the agency’s public information officer.

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