IFD: Woman seriously hurt in south side house fire

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Police said one person was seriously hurt in a south side house fire.

According to the Indianapolis Fire Department, the fire broke out around 8:20 a.m. at a home in the 2300 block of Harlan Street.

IFD crews arrived to find smoke and fire coming from the back of the two-story home. One man escaped through the front door while a woman jumped from a second-floor window. The woman was seriously injured and taken to Eskenazi Hospital.

A third person who lived in the home was initially unaccounted for, but IFD later said he was found and uninjured. His whereabouts during the fire were unclear. IFD said a dog died in the fire.

IFD said working smoke alarms alerted the sleeping residents to the fire.

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