(BEDFORD) – Firefighters from Marshall Township and Monroe Fire Protection District responded to the 400 block of Hardin Ridge Road for a possible structure fire.
On arrival, firefighters found an abandoned house on fire that was set by the property owner to clean up the property and demolish it for property improvements.
The fire department extinguished the fire due to a violation of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management guidelines.
All controlled fires must meet the guidelines of IDEM and any controlled fire must be reported to the Lawrence County Central Dispatch Center.
Here is list of Indiana Open Burning regulations.
Crews from Marshall Township, Monroe Fire Protection District, and Seals Ambulance Service responded to the incident.