Indianapolis, Indiana:

Indianapolis Fire Department   

Thursday November 10, 2022


Working Building Fire
30 E Morris Street
Brothers Auto Sales

Dispatched at 3:59 PM
Multiple calls to 911 reporting fire
First Unit on scene – EG03 at 4:03 PM
Single Story Structure – Block Construction  75 x 50
Heavy smoke and fire showing
Aggressive Offensive Attack at 4:07 PM
Command Orders all companies out of the structure at 4:14 PM
Command Orders Defensive Ops only at 4:16 PM
15 IFD Units Dispatched
4 Handlines – 2 Supply Lines – 1 Aerial Ops
Utilities Secured
Marion County Board of Health dispatched to scene to assess run off at 4:29 PM
IFD HazMat dispatched to the scene to help contain run off at 4:31 PM
Fire under control at 4:47 PM
Primary and Secondary searches prove all clear

IMPD on Scene
IEMS on Scene

IFD Rehab Support Unit on Scene
Incident Commander – Battalion Chief Howard Stahl
1 civilian slight injury – transported to Eskenazi for check out
IFD/IMPD Fire Investigations – Fire under investigation
Only 1 employee was inside when the fire broke out – unclear on how the fire started
Command terminated at 5:30 PM


Credit: Rita L Reith, MPIO