Elkhart fire truck

A house fire in the 1600 block of Osolo Road was put out Wednesday morning as Elkhart police caught a man running from the building.

ELKHART — Police stopped a man running naked out of a house on fire Wednesday morning.

About 7:45 a.m., an Elkhart police officer was on a traffic stop near a house in the 1600 block of Osolo Road when he observed smoke coming from that residence. The officer went to the house and called for backup from the Elkhart police and fire departments.

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