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Four Buildings Set Ablaze In Martin County

Last updated on Friday, May 7, 2010

(JASPER, IN) - Police are investigating a string of arson fires that occurred Thursday south of Loogootee in Martin County.

Police received the first call of a fire located on Brooks Ridge Road and once at the scene, officers discovered three buildings were set ablaze.

Both an older mobile home and a nearby shed were completely destroyed.

The third was an older camper which sustained heavy damage.

Another fire was reported a short time later with a second mobile home being completely destroyed.

Indiana State Police Master Trooper Detective David Henderson says that "we are currently looking for the individual or individuals that are responsible for setting these fires."

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-742-7475 or 812-482-1441.

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