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Indianapolis family escapes house fire

Posted at 8:17 AM, Apr 18, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- An Indianapolis family of four is crediting their smoke detectors with waking them up so they could escape their burning home Monday morning.

The fire started just before 6 a.m., in the 4000 block of Barnor Drive. 

Everybody in the house got out OK.

Firefighters say the fire started accidentally as a result of an improperly placed cigarette. 


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