3-Alarm (plus several extra companies) Large Building Fire
Heavy smoke and fire upon arrival prompting defensive attack.
2nd and 3rd alarm, plus several more companies called within 30 minutes.

80,000 Sqare Foot warehouse containing large recycled tires,
thousands of wood pallets, several building materials, and large heavy machinery.
Exterior of building contained a 500 gallon propane tank.

Several neighborhoods surrounding incident evacuated due to smoke
and falling embers.
Four firefighter injuries (slight).
Fire was called under control after over eight hours of incident time.
Hot spots and smouldering contining for days.

Cause under investigation.

Departments on scene:
 Indianapolis FD
 Wayne Twp. FD
 Decatur Twp. FD
Speedway FD
Pike Twp. FD
Indianapolis Airport FD
White RIver FD
Lawrence FD

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