Investigators suspect arson in 8 wildfires

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

Police are investigating several wildfires on the Jasper Pulaski Fish and Wildlife area, which they believe are a result of arson.

Eight fires were started Thursday shortly after 1:30 and burned at least 5 acres.

Coincidentally, the fires occurred in the same area where several arson fires were reported this s spring. It is unknown if the same person is responsible for the fires.

Anyone with information can call the Jasper County Sheriff's Department or call Indiana Conservation Officers at 812-837-9536.


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