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Dozens of homeless people displaced after fire damages Indy shelter

Posted: 5:36 PM, Dec 10, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-10 22:36:20Z

INDIANAPOLIS — Dozens of homeless people have been displaced after a fire damaged the shelter they were staying in on Indianapolis' east side. 

Firefighters were called to the Good News Mission just after 3 p.m. for a report of a fire.

Fire officials say 80 adults were staying at the shelter when the fire broke out. The Red Cross is assisting them in finding a new shelter for the evening. 

The fire caused $70,000 in damage to the shelter. The cause remains under investigation. 

No injuries were reported. 

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