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INDIANAPOLIS–A fire is being reported this morning on the southwest side of Indianapolis. Firefighters say it is on West Morris Street between Holt Road and Belmont Avenue.

Lots of trees somehow caught on fire.

“It looks to be the product of a construction site. This used to be the I-70 mobile home park. All of the trees that were in the area have all been piled into a berm (a path or grass strip beside a road). We don’t know how it started, but every one of those trees is on fire,” said Eric Banister, captain with the Wayne Township Fire Department.

The majority of the fire has been put out, but Banister says they’ll be putting out hot spots for at least the rest of the day.

“If you don’t need to be on Morris Street between Tibbs Avenue and Warman Avenue, I would stay away from it. This will probably burn lightly. It may burn for several days in a small smolder,” said Banister.

Banister said “there is zero evidence” that there are concerns about dangerous exposure of any kind, but if you are someone who has lung or heart issues, then you are advised to take precautions and stay away from the area to avoid smoke inhalation.

“It’s just going to be a matter of going around the perimeter and knocking it down as much as possible. The entire won’t go out for quite some time,” said Banister.

LISTEN: Full interview with Wayne Township Fire Department Captain Eric Banister