Knox Police and Fire Departments Called to Small House Fire

The Knox City Police Department and the Knox-Center Township Fire Department were called to a fire at 11:00 p.m. last night at a home across from Advanced Auto Parts on U.S. 35.

The neighbors saw the fire on the side of the vacant home and called the Sheriff’s Department. They reportedly had the fire out by the time officials arrived on scene. The fire caused a minimal amount of damage.

Fire officials are saying that an accelerant was found at the scene of the fire, but can not determine at this time if it was used to start the fire. They have not officially determined the cause of the fire.

If you have information about this incident, call the Knox City Police Department at 772-4122.