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American Red Cross opens shelter for residents displaced in Indianapolis apartment fire

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Posted at 11:44 AM, Sep 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-11 11:44:02-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The American Red Cross has opened a shelter after they say 21 apartment units were affected by a fire Saturday.

The Indianapolis Fire Department has not released any information on the fire, which took place at the Avoca Apartments near Washington Street and Emerson Avenue.

The shelter is located at the Lawrence Education and Community Center, located at 6501 Sunnyside Road.

Volunteers at the shelter will provide affected residents with meals, health and mental health services and spiritual care.

WRTV has reached out to IFD for more information and are waiting to hear back.

This story will be updated.