Person dies in south-side blaze

July 6, 2012

One person died in a fire on the south side of Indianapolis late Thursday night. Firefighters called to the 900 block of East Southport Road about 11 p.m. found fire coming from the northeast corner of a building that is used as a business and residence. The name of the victim was not released. Officials are investigating the cause of the blaze, which resulted in an estimated $175,000 in property damage.