Fire at Old Knox Co. Jail


Around 6:30 Wednesday morning, the Vincennes Fire Department responded to a fire at the old Knox County Jail.

Flames could be seen in the northwest corner of the building.

The fire was put out in a couple of seconds.

Investigators say evidence inside the room indicate the fire was intentionally set.

Damage to the building was minimal. No one was hurt.

The building currently houses the Knox County Probation Department.

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