One person in custody after Diamond Flea Market fire


EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) – The Evansville Police Department says they have identified the individual who set a fire Friday night at Diamond Flea Market. EPD says the individual confessed to starting the fire. The name of that individual has yet to be released.

Firefighters responded to the scene of a working structure fire in the 1200 block of E Diamond Ave. around 6:20 p.m. Friday. Officials said the fire started in the back of the building.

No one was inside when the fire started, and no injuries were reported.

Crews remained on scene for several hours after getting the fire under control.

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We are told the smoke could be seen as far away as Haubstadt, IN and even Sebree, KY.

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