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[IDHS] Up to $5,000 Reward for Information Leading to Arrest in Shelby County Fair Fire
Start Date: 6/6/2012
End Date: 6/6/2012
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SHELBY COUNTY – Local and state authorities are asking for the public’s help as they continue to look for the suspect(s) responsible for setting the Shelby County Fair grandstand on fire. The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office is offering a $5,000 reward for anyone with information that leads to an arrest.

The Shelbyville Fire Department, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, and the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office continue to investigate the fire which occurred during the early morning hours of May 19, 2012 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, 901 Fair Avenue, Shelbyville, Indiana. Local and state investigators determined the fire that destroyed the historic grandstand was intentionally set.

Authorities are encouraging anyone with information about this fire, no matter how insignificant the information may seem, to call one of two hotlines to provide information.

State Fire Marshal’s Arson Hotline
The number for the State Fire Marshal’s hotline is 1-800-382-4628. The hotline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Callers could receive up to a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest of the person(s) responsible. Citizens can remain anonymous. All names will be kept confidential.

Shelbyville Crime Stoppers Hotline
Those with information may also call Shelbyville Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or 317-262-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 is also being offered by Crime Stoppers.

The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office is a division of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.
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