House Fire On East Swartzel Intentionally Set

Posted on August 11th, 2017

A fire at a Vincennes home early Thursday morning was intentionally set. That’s according Fire Chief Sonny Pinkstaff. City firefighters were dispatched to 12 East Swartzel Avenue around 2 am Thursday.
Pinkstaff says flames were visible coming through a window at the front of the home. He says firefighters managed to contain the fire to a single bedroom. One of the female occupants was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation. Pinkstaff says the investigation is continuing.

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