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Terre Haute arsonist sentenced for 2018 fire

Terrence Dockery, Sr. was sentenced to eight years while in court on Thursday.

Posted: Mar 7, 2019 10:54 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - An arsonist now knows how long he will spend in prison.

Terrence Dockery, Sr. was sentenced to eight years while in court on Thursday.

He will spend four of those years in jail, and the other our on probation.

LINK | POLICE CHARGE MAN WITH ARSON FOR 17TH AND EAGLE FIRE

He was also ordered to receive mental health counseling.

In March of 2018, Dockery admitted to investigators that he set fire to a towel at 17th and Eagle Streets in Terre Haute.

One firefighter was injured in that fire.

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