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Potential Arson Under Investigation in Evansville

The Evansville Fire Department says a fire that occurred at a W. Maryland Street home on Friday morning is currently being investigated as a potential arson.

Posted: Oct 23, 2020 1:22 PM
Updated: Oct 23, 2020 1:42 PM

Evansville Fire Department crews were dispatched to a home in the 200 block of W. Maryland St. in Evansville early on Friday morning. 

The EFD crews were originally dispatched to the residence for a possible house fire. When they arrived, they spotted the fire at the back of the home.

Within minutes, crews extinguished the fire.

According to EFD, it appeared that two fires had been set on the exterior of the home and an arson report was filed with Evansville Police. 

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident, which remains under investigation.



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