EFD: Arson reports filed for overnight house fire

Fire crews called to same house 3 times

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Fire investigators are looking into an overnight house fire as a possible case of arson.

According to the Evansville Fire Department, firefighters were called to the same home on Evansville’s west side three times in 24 hours.

Fire officials say were first dispatched to an abandoned home on North Tenth Street at 8:18 p.m. on Thursday.

This is the same address where a shed fire broke out the night before.

Once crews arrived on the scene, firefighters say they found flames throughout the house. The fire was considered extinguished at 8:41 p.m.

Fire crews were sent back to the home for another fire around 3:30 a.m. on Friday. After firefighters put out the flames, they searched the remainder of the house to look for more hidden fires.

No injuries were reported.

According to reports filed to the Evansville Police Department, the fire is being investigated as a case of arson.

Officials say an investigation is currently underway into the cause of the fire.

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