Late night fire in Bicknell ruled arson

BICKNELL, Ind. (WTHI) – A late night fire that destroyed three buildings in Bicknell has now been ruled as arson.

The fire was reported around midnight on May 19 in the 200 block of Main Street in downtown Bicknell. Officials say someone passing by noticed smoke and called for help.

Bicknell City Police said the buildings housed the senior citizens center, an insurance business and was also at one point the temporary home for an Indiana Department of Transportation office.

Officials are reporting an accelerate was found at the scene.

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