GARY | Police said a basement fire Saturday at a residence in the 4200 block of Jefferson Street was the result of arson.
According to reports, officers arrived at the scene around 1:45 p.m. and were informed by an arson investigator with the Gary Fie Department that the fire was intentionally set.
The fire caused an undetermined amount of damage to the residence, according to police.
Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call Gary police Detective Sgt. Mark Salazar at (219) 881-7431.