Steeplechase after fire

Anderson firefighters battled a fire early Sunday morning at Steeplechase Apartments on West 53rd Street. Firefighters were at the scene for about four hours, battling the blaze that caused an estimated $400,000 in damages. Six units on this building’s north side may be totaled, according to property manager Terry Lindsay. The owner plans to make repairs, he said.

Senior Reporter covering Anderson and Madison County government, politics and auto racing for The Herald Bulletin. Has been working as a journalist in central Indiana since 1977.