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Neighbors Growing Together | Jun 22, 2018

Ainsworth fire under investigation

By David Hotle | Jul 27, 2017



Washington County Chief Deputy Shawn Ellingson said today that he copuldn’t comment much on a fire that destroyed a house at 2794 Havre Lane in Washington Sunday morning, because the incident is still under investigation.

According to the Washington County Call Log, a fire was reported at the residence, which was abandoned at the time of the blaze, at 12:57 a.m. Sunday.

Ainsworth Fire Department, Washington Fire Department, Crawfordsville Fire Department, Washington County Ambulance and Washington County Sheriff’s deputies responded. The fire departments extinguished the fire.

The log said the departments were called back to the residence at 7:47 a.m. to reports the house had rekindled and was fully engulfed. The log reported the house was allowed to burn and the owner kept an eye on it while it was burning.


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