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No reports of injuries in West Lafayette house fires

Posted at 4:41 PM, Jul 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-12 22:03:13-04

WEST LAFAYETTE — No injuries were reported after firefighters battled a major blaze in a subdivision just outside West Lafayette in Tippecanoe County.

Ed Ward, chief of the Wabash Township Fire Department, said the first call was received around 4 p.m. When they arrived, crews found five houses on fire at the Lindberg Village housing development. Firefighters first worked to contain the fire before putting it out.

A cause for the fire has not been determined.

A witness told RTV6 he saw one house on fire. He checked the house and found it was empty. The fire then spread to four other houses.

Multiple houses caught fire in the Lindberg Village housing development just outside West Lafayette on Friday, July 12, 2019.