Man killed in Indianapolis fire

Indianapolis fatal fire
Indianapolis fatal fire

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – An early morning fire killed one person in Indianapolis on Sunday. The fire occurred near 28th Street and Rader Street.

Family members have identified the victim as 52-year-old Charles Lasley.

IFD arrived on the scene just after midnight and found that the fire had spread to the house next door as well. The occupant of the second house was not home at the time of the fire.

It took firefighters about an hour to get the fire under control.

No working smoke detectors were found in the home. Damage is estimated at $90,000.

The fire remains under investigation. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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