News From Terre Haute, Indiana

February 26, 2013

Vehicle arson spreads to house

Staff Report
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — A suspected arson that destroyed a car and damaged a Terre Haute home is under investigation.

At about 3 a.m. Sunday, firefighters responded to the 2200 block of First Avenue after the interior of a vehicle was set on fire.

Assistant Fire Chief Brett Doan of the Terre Haute Fire Department said the car had been parked within three feet of a house, and about $10,000 damage occurred to the dwelling. The car was destroyed.