Indianapolis Indiana:

Indianapolis Fire Department 

Monday July 4, 2022

Working Residence Fire with multiple exposures

Park Glen Ct
Park Valley Estates
Dispatched at 1:25 PM
Multiple calls reporting fire to 911
Marked working while enroute at 1:28 M
First Unit on scene – EG41at 1:30 PM
Two Story Structure – Ordinary Construction
Heavy fire showing from main structure with extension to house next door
14 IFD Units Dispatched
1 City of Lawrence Unit Dispatched
Command Orders Defensive Attack only at 1:36 PM
6 Handlines – 3 Supply Lines – 2 Master Stream Ops
Utilities Secured
Both of the heavily damaged homes had active gas feed
Utilities secured at 1:50 PM
Fire under control at 2:14 PM
Primary and secondary search of both structures proves all clear at 2:29 PM
Working smoke alarms

IEMS on Scene
IMPD on Scene
IFD Fire Buffs Rehab Support Unit on Scene

Incident Commander – Battalion Chief Jason Kelly
Command Terminated at 2:40 PM
IFD/IMPD Fire Investigations on scene – Fire is under investigation

6 Occupants displaced from primary fire home at 10024 Park Glen Ct. (2 adults, 4 children, 1 dog) – The family has lived there 1 year and has insurance

The homeowner, told firefighters that they smelled burning plastic in the garage, investigated and found the electrical box throwing heavy sparks.  They threw all of their recently purchased fireworks, out onto the driveway and evacuated the structure.

3 Occupants displaced from the extension home at 10018 Park Glen Ct.  (3 adults, 1 dog) – The family has insurance

Both families lost everything in the fire with both homes a total loss.

4 other homes sustained heat damage to exterior siding.  No displacement.


IFD Victims Assistance is working with Red Cross for shelter

Credit: Rita Reith MPIO