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1 dead, another hospitalized after morning business fire in Carmel

Posted at 6:55 AM, May 09, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-09 13:02:53-04

CARMEL — One person is dead another another was injured after a fire broke out in a Carmel strip mall early Thursday morning.

According to the Carmel Fire Department, began battling the blaze around 3:30 a.m. in the 9800 block of N. Michigan Road.

A man was found dead inside the building. Another was transported to Eskenazi Hospital with injuries from the fire.

A Carmel firefighter also suffered minor injuries.

The fire closed Michigan Road in both directions near 96th Street.

"Our thoughts are with the families and businesses affected by this tragedy, and we are committed to conducting a thorough investigation to determine the cause of the fire," said Tim Griffin, Public Information Officer at Carmel Fire Department.