Fire Investigators Seek Information About Vincennes House Fire


VINCENNES -- State and local investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in finding the person(s) responsible for starting a house fire in Vincennes, Ind.

On June 14, the Vincennes Fire Department and Vincennes Township Fire Department responded to a house fire at 929 Broadway St. While extinguishing the fire, two firefighters were injured, with one firefighter needing transport to a local hospital.

Indiana State Fire Marshal and local investigators determined the fire was intentionally set. Anyone with information about the fire is encouraged to call the Indiana Arson Hotline at 1-800-382-4628. Callers may receive an award up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Callers are not required to provide their name.

The Indiana State Fire Marshal functions as a section of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.