Man arrested in connection to Oct. fire in Terre Haute

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Franklin Boger was arrested on February 13 in relation to the arson of a building on Wabash Avenue and 18th Streets in October.

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Officials arrested a man in connection to a fire on Wabash Ave. and 18th St. back in Oct. 2019.

Franklin Lee Boger, 29, faces three arson charges along with a charge of insurance fraud.

According to Terre Haute Fire Chief Jeff Fisher, Boger had been a person of interest in the arson investigation. Fisher said video camera footage that helped connect Boger to the suspected arson.

Three people were injured in the Oct. fire.

Boger is being held in the Vigo Co. jail on $75,000 cash only bond.

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