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House fire in 2100 block of Locust Street ruled arson

Just after 11 a.m. officials told News 10 the fire had been ruled arson. An investigator stated there are three to four stains where accelerate had been used.

Posted: Sep 30, 2017 2:07 AM
Updated: Sep 30, 2017 2:07 AM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - An early morning house fire on Locust Street in Terre Haute has been ruled as arson. 

Firefighters were called to a fire at 2141 Locust Street around 6:30 Friday morning

Crews found heavy flames coming from the home. We're told the house was condemned.

Nobody was inside, but neighbors tell News 10 that people are in and out of the house all the time. A witness also told our crew at the scene that she woke up around 5:30 a.m. and saw two strangers on the porch of 2141 Locust Street. That is when she says she saw smoke coming from the house. 

Police and fire crews arrived about 30 minutes later. 

Just after 11 a.m. officials told News 10 the fire had been ruled arson. An investigator stated there are three to four stains where accelerate had been used. 

 

 

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