One injured in east-side house fire

September 17, 2012

One person was injured trying to escape an early-morning house fire Monday near East 10th and Rural streets. Indianapolis firefighters were called to the 2200 block of Brookside Parkway South Drive at 12:45 a.m. Resident Catherine Royalty, 61, suffered second-degree burns to her feet and was taken to Wishard Hospital. Her husband Elvin, 63, and their dog escaped without injury. Damage to the home was estimated at $75,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.