Fire damages trash transfer center on northwest side

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Authorities responded to a building fire late Friday night on the northwest side.

Both the Indianapolis Fire Department and the Pike Township Fire Department responded to Rock Hampton Transfer, a trash transfer center, near 91st and Rock Transfer, shortly after 11 p.m.

They say an employee arrived at 11 p.m., saw smoke, and called the fire department.

The last employee had left around 8 p.m.

Authorities say the building was empty, and the fire was contained to the southwest corner of the building, and smoke could be seen all the way from I-465.

The fire is currently under investigation.

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