Fire destroys home on west side

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INDIANAPOLIS, In  (Aug. 24th, 2014) —Fire destroyed a home on the city’s west side.

It broke out around 10:30 Sunday morning on MaCarthur Lane , near 34th street and Moller Road.

The homeowner said he stepped out of the shower to the sounds of smoke alarms.

He got out of the home as it went up in flames.  His wife and children were already gone for the day.  The family’s two dogs also made it out.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.