EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – The Evansville Fire Department is investigating a house fire in the 1000 block of Harriet Street. According to a police report, the fire started early Sunday morning.
Investigators say the home was abandoned, but was possibly occupied by homeless people. A neighbor told firefighters they saw a man wrapped in a blanked standing by the front door shortly before the fire started, but he had left before fire crews arrived.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Eyewitness news will bring updates as new information becomes available.