Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis Fire Department 

Date: Friday July 9, 2021


Working Residence Fire
1312 Mornington Dr
Dispatched at 10:09 AM

Multiple calls to 911 reporting fire through the roof
First Unit on scene – BC04 at 10:16 AM
Single Story Ordinary Construction
Heavy Fire Showing – Fully involved
13 IFD Units Dispatched
3 Handlines – 2 Supply Lines – 1 Aerial Ops
Utilities Secured
Working Smoke Alarms
Primary search of 1st floor reported all clear at 10:24 AM
No Search on second floor due to structural instability
Occupants report all accounted for
Garage Collapse at 10:26 AM
Fire under control at 10:31 AM
IMPD on Scene
IEMS on Scene
IFD Fire Buffs Rehab Support Unit on Scene
Incident Commander – Battalion Chief Ted Waldroup
IFD/IMPD Fire Investigations – Fire under investigation
Command terminated at 12:05 PM

None of the occupants say they have any idea how the fire could have started.  They were alerted to heavy fire in the garage due to the burning smell.  All 5 of the occupants were evacuated safely, with no injuries.

Both Pets, a dog and turtle were accounted for and are safe.


Credit: Rita L Reith, MPIO