Arson Suspected in LaPorte Fire

ArsonAuthorities in LaPorte believe a Sunday night fire at a McClung Street residence was deliberately set. The LaPorte Police and Fire Departments responded just before 8 p.m. to a home at 159 W. McClung Road, Apt. A and found the structure in flames.

A witness told police he and his wife noticed smoke in the area. He went to investigate and discovered the house was on fire. No injuries were reported. Police do not believe anybody was at home when the fire started. The fire remains under investigation. Anybody with information is asked to contact the LaPorte Police Department at 219-362-9446, or at