Fire investigators seek information regarding six unexplained fires in Sullivan County

SHELBURN – Fire investigators are seeking information regarding suspicious fires in the town of Shelburn in Sullivan County.

Suspicious fire in Shelburn

There have been six unexplained fires in the area since July 5, 2022. Two of the fires happened within an hour of each other on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022.

Suspicious fire in Shelburn

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information about the fires is encouraged to call the Indiana Arson Hotline at 1-800-382-4628. Callers are not required to provide their names. A reward may be available if a tip leads to an arrest and conviction.

Suspicious fire in Shelburn

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

Indiana Department of Homeland Security

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