Over a dozen residents displaced after apartment fire on north side
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Over a dozen people were displaced after an apartment complex caught fire on Indy’s north side.
Firefighters responded to reports of a fire at the 2300 block of East 52nd St. near N. Keystone Ave. shortly before 4 a.m. Saturday.
When they arrived at Willowbrook Apartments, they saw heavy fire coming from the one-story building.
Firefighters made an aggressive interior attack of the structure and all utilities had to be cut off.
The fire was under control within 30 minutes, but not before a second alarm was called for additional resources.
Everyone made it out safely with no reported injuries. All 9 units at the complex were affected by the fire and at least 15 people are displaced.
Indianapolis Fire Department PIO Rita Reith said they are working with Victims Assistance to help find shelters for the families.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.