INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indianapolis Fire Department is investigating after a fire on the grounds of the old Central State Hospital.
It happened around 1 p.m. Saturday on West Washington Street near North Tibbs Avenue.
Firefighters in the area saw smoke coming from the building.
They believe it was intentionally set — using combustibles inside the building.
Authorities say they’ve seen an uptick in calls for help in the area.
There have been several fires within a three-block radius.
If you have any information about this fire or any of the others, you’re asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.