Woman seriously injured in east side house fire; 5 other people escape

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INDIANAPOLIS– A 21-year-old woman was injured early Thursday in a house fire on the city’s east side.

Firefighters were called to the 3100 block of Elmhurst Dr. shortly before 1:30 a.m. Six people had been inside the residence–five of whom escaped without injury. The 21-year-old victim was overcome with smoke inhalation. She was transported in serious condition to a local hospital for treatment and observation.

Investigators determined that the blaze started in the garage before spreading throughout the house. The cause is unknown at this time.

 

 

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