Indianapolis, Indiana:

Indianapolis Fire Department

Thursday May 27, 2021

Working Apartment Fire
North Shortridge Road
Jeffersonian Apartments
Dispatched at 4:21 AM
First Unit on scene: EG43 at 4:24 AM

Heavy Fire showing from the front
Two story structure ordinary construction
19 IFD Units Dispatched
Aggressive Attack
4 Handlines – 2 Supply Lines
Fire Under Control at 5:05 AM
Primary and secondary searches complete at 5:21 AM
Incident Command – Battalion Chief Mike Harkness

IEMS on scene
IMPD on scene
IFD Fire Buffs On Scene
Working Smoke Alarms
Fire originated in a downstairs apartment and quickly communicated to the upper level
3 Residents requested check out on scene – all ok – all refused transport
8 Units affected by Fire, Smoke or Water damage and utility shut off
25 residents evacuated – most were awakened and alerted to evacuate by other residents and bystanders who saw the fire
IFD/IMPD Fire Investigations  – Fire under investigation
Command Terminated at 5:58 AM


Credit: Rita L Reith, MPIO