Woman burned in apartment fire on east side

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (January 17, 2016)–One person was injured in an east side apartment fire Sunday night.

Fire crews were called to the Briergate Apartments shortly before 10 p.m. on a report of a apartment building fire.

That scene is near East 30th Street and North Post Road.

Firefighters found heavy fire showing from the two-story apartment building.

A search got underway for possible victims still inside  as fire crews began putting water on the flames.

Fire officials say a woman suffered minor burns after a grease fire broke out in her apartment.

She was taken to Eskenazi Hospital for treatment.

Eight apartments were affected by the fire.   Three were destroyed. Damage is estimated at $100,000.

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