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Civilian, firefighter injured in house fire on city’s near northeast side

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (December 4, 2014) – A civilian and a firefighter were slightly injured in a house fire on the city’s near northeast side Thursday morning.

The fire broke out around 2:35 a.m. in the 3500 block of Wallace Avenue near the intersection of East 34th Street and North Emerson Avenue.

When crews arrived they saw flames coming from the front of the house; they quickly got the fire under control.

A resident in the house burned his hand, and he was transported to Eskenazi Hospital for treatment.  A firefighter suffered a slight injury and was treated at the scene.

Additionally, at least one dog died in the fire.