Fire reported at abortion facility on city's east side

INDIANAPOLIS - Crews responded to a fire at an abortion facility on the city’s east side Wednesday afternoon.

The fire was reported at Women's Med Center in the 1200 block of North Arlington Avenue just before 5 p.m. Officials with the Indianapolis Fire Department said light smoke was showing when they arrived.

According to their website, Women's Med Center describes themselves as "abortion care specialists."

Officials said the fire happened in a break room. IFD said the front desk manager said five people were inside at the time of the fire.

Everyone was evacuated and OK. IFD said the last patient left the building at 4:15 p.m.

Damage was estimated at $30,000.

Few other details were released.

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