Overnight fire damages semi repair facility

An overnight fire damages a semi repair facility near the Vanderburgh/Gibson County line.

It happened just after 1:30 Tuesday morning at Freightliner of Evansville.

Authorities tell us it appears a vehicle outside the building caught fire.

The flames then spread to an exterior wall of the building.

Crews were able to get the fire out before the fire made its way inside the repair bays.

There were no injuries.

Investigators are now looking into how that vehicle caught fire in the first place.

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(This story was originally published on Jan. 9, 2017)


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