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Fire investigators launch arson investigation after Friday morning blaze

News 10 has confirmed with Terre Haute fire investigators that the cause of a fire on Locust street is arson.

Posted: Sep. 30, 2017 2:10 AM
Updated: Sep. 30, 2017 2:10 AM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - News 10 has confirmed with Terre Haute fire investigators that the cause of a fire on Locust street is arson.

It happened Friday morning around 6:30 near 21st and Locust.

A neighbor told us she woke up to two strangers on her porch at 5:30.

That's when she noticed smoke coming from the house.

On Friday afternoon, we returned to the scene.

That's where fire crews brought Blaze the K-9 to help investigate.

We were told fire accelerants were found in the house.

If you have any information in regards to either of these fires, contact Crime Stoppers at (812) 238 - STOP.




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