Firefighters Battle House Fire On South Rogers Street

(BLOOMINGTON) – Firefighters from Monore Fire Protection District, Van Buren and Ellettsville Fire Departments responded to a house fire Sunday night.

Firefighters from Monroe Fire Protection District, Van Buren, Ellettsville, Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, and IU Health Bloomington respond to a residential fire 3641 South Rogers Street Sunday night.

The call came in at 9:15 p.m. Sunday night of a residential fire located at 3641 South Rogers Street. Heavy fire and smoke could be visible on firefighters’ arrival.

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire Sunday night south of Bloomington near Batchelor Middle School.
A vehicle inside a garage was also completely damaged by a fire Sunday night.

The fire department released the following statement. “Units arrived on scene and found heavy fire coming from the carport and left side of the house. Firefighters began to attack the fire and did a search for any occupants. No occupants were located, but three cats were found deceased inside. The home sustained heavy fire damage.” Firefighters remained on the scene a couple of hours making sure the fire was out.

Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputies and IU Health Ambulance Bloomington also assisted firefighters at the scene.