Suspicious fire under investigation in downtown Evansville - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Fire under investigation in downtown Evansville

Fire investigators say meth lab materials have been found inside a vacant apartment building that caught fire Monday morning. 

The fire broke out just after 4:00 a.m. at 428 S. Kentucky Ave.

It was located on the second floor of the building.  Firefighters used a ladder truck to combat the fire.

Crews were able to put the fire out in about 20 minutes.

For now, they say, it's not known if the meth materials had anything to do with the fire.

Officials originally called the It suspicious because the building was not connected to gas or electricity.

Fire officials also say it looks like someone may have been sleeping there.

Investigators now list the cause as "undetermined".

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