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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Firefighters respond to vacant house fire at 7th and Lehigh Tuesday night

MITCHELL - MARCH 6, 2024 - The Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office will be investigating a vacant house fire that happened around 9:00 pm Tuesday night.

Photo: Mitchell firefighters were dispatched to a vacant house fire Tuesday night

Firefighters from Mitchell and Marion Township Volunteer Fire Departments responded to 455 North 7th Street to find the residence had smoke coming from all sides.

At 9:21 pm there was a request for additional fire personnel to respond.

According to fire officials the home did not have any water hooked up and the residence has been unoccupied for more than three years.

The Mitchell Police Department and IU Lifeline Ambulance Service responded to the scene. If anyone has any information regards to this fire can contact the Mitchell Police Department at 812-275-3316.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

There were no injuries reported.

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