IFD battles vacant house fire in Indianapolis overnight

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 9, 2016) — A vacant house caught fire early Saturday morning on the near north side of Indianapolis.

The fire was in the 600 block of Congress Avenue. When crews arrived around 12:30 a.m. flames were visible. They quickly went to work putting them out.

Investigators determined the house was vacant. They said the fire started from a blown transformer on the back side of the house.

No injuries were reported.

The fire damage is estimated at $30,000.

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