Investigators seek info about Marengo fire

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Investigators believe a man set fire to a home at 399 Depot St. in Marengo on Tuesday.

By Herald Staff

MARENGO — Indiana State Fire Marshal investigators are offering a reward of $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for starting a residential fire in Crawford County.

On Tuesday, witnesses saw a white male in a black hoodie and dark pants enter the house at 399 Depot St. in Marengo in Crawford County. Shortly after the male was seen exiting the residence, witnesses observed that a fire had started and called 911.

Anyone with information about the fire is encouraged to call the Indiana Arson Hotline at 1-800-382-4628. Callers are not required to provide their name.

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

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