Elderly woman rescued from west side apartment fire

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—An elderly woman was rescued after a fire broke out at a west side apartment complex Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to the Port-O-Call Apartments, located at 5705 Port Irving Drive, around 2 p.m.  When they arrived, heavy fire could be seen coming from the building.

Officials said 18 units were affected and eight of those units sustained heavy damage.

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Two people were treated on the scene, but no one was transported to the hospital.  The rescued woman was not injured.

Damage to the complex is estimated at $200,000.

Employees with the American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis responded to the scene to assist displaced residents. Fire officials are currently counting the number of displaced residents.

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