Firefighters rescue woman from burning home on Indy’s near west side

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Photo from scene on August 12, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A woman is in critical condition after a residence fire on the near west side of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Fire Department and Wayne Township were called to a home in the 3600 block of West Vermont Street around 12:30 p.m.

When they arrived, heavy smoke was coming from inside the house.

Firefighters rescued one woman who is in her 70s from the fire. Medics transported her to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition.

We will continue to update this story with more information as it is made available.

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