Princeton firefighters battle overnight blaze - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Police: Meth lab found after overnight blaze in Princeton, man arrested

Joseph L. Bailey. (Gibson County Sheriff's Office) Joseph L. Bailey. (Gibson County Sheriff's Office)

Fire crews in Gibson County are called to a blaze in Princeton overnight.

It happened in the 100 block of Makemson Avenue, off South Main Street. Crews say the call came in around 2:30 Thursday morning.

The fire department says they believe a neighbor or someone passing by reported it.

They tell us the fire was fully involved when they got there.

No one was home when the fire started.

The one-story home was badly damaged, but no neighboring homes were affected.

Utility crews were called out to shut off power to the house.

Princeton Police tell us they believe the fire was electrical, but police say they also found evidence of a meth lab inside the house.

Police say Joseph L. Bailey was arrested in connection.

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