Police suspect foul play in garage fire

Garage fire (Photo courtesy: DeKalb County Sheriff's Department)
Garage fire (Photo courtesy: DeKalb County Sheriff's Department)

DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – Investigators believe foul play was involved in a detached garage fire early Sunday morning.

According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, officers and firefighters responded to a fire at 1315 W. Quincy Street in Altona at 5 a.m. Sunday.

About a third of the building was damaged in the fire, according to fire officials.

Police said they suspect foul play because the initial fire origin point faced an alleyway.

The Indiana State Fire Marshal was contacted and is investigating the cause of the fire.

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