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INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead after a fire on Indy’s southeast side.
Fire crews were called at around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday to a fire in the area of 2200 Iowa Street.
Upon arrival, firefighters noticed flames coming from a tent-like structure in a wooded area known to be a homeless camp. The structure appeared to be a makeshift shelter, according to IFD.
Firefighters put the fire out and then discovered the body of a 53-year-old man nearby.
IFD says this is the fatal seventh fire of 2020.
The man’s death is being investigated by IMPD.