Fires hit two houses in one block


Indianapolis firefighters battled two house fires Wednesday morning on the northwest side. The first fire, which broke out in the 1100 block of West 35th Street about 3:30 a.m., caused an estimated $150,000 in damage. Two people escaped the residence unharmed. Less than an hour later, a vacant house less than a block away on 35th Street began burning. The blaze caused about $45,000 in damage. The fires are being investigated to see if they were set intentionally.

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