Pike Township Engine 113 was positioned on the northwest side of the building. Firefighters from this engine operated a portable deluge gun and a 1%-inch attack line. Pike Township Ladder 111 was positioned on the west side of the building and set up for aerial master stream operations. Ladder 111 was supplied by a five-inch line west of where they were set up. Indianapolis Engine 4 reverse-laid 600 feet of five-inch line to complete Engine 113 s five-inch supply line from a hydrant on Michigan Road.