Arson cause of Depot fire; reward offered

PLYMOUTH — The Liberty Street Depot fire has been determined arson, and there is a $5,000 reward for information leading to arrest of the suspect(s) involved in the half-million dollar loss.
The Plymouth Fire Department, Chief Investigator John Pasley, along with the combined efforts of the Plymouth Police Department and the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office, is continuing a fire investigation into the cause of the fire, located at 301 S. Liberty, Plymouth, at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10.
At this time, the physical examination of this property is complete, according to investigators. The classification of this fire has been determined an incendiary fire. In the area of fire origin, there was no plausible ignition source found.
With this loss, not only to the owners of the property but also to the community, the Plymouth Fire Department is asking for help fiom anyone on any information from person(s) that may have knowledge of how this fire started.
The IAAI will offer a reward of up to $5,000,00 for anyone with information leading to the arrest, and/or conviction, of the person(s) by calling 1-800-382-4628.
If callers would like to speak directly with a representative of the Plymouth Fire Department, call 574-936-2156; or call the Plymouth Police Department at 574-936-2126 to speak to a police department representative.
There is no monetary reward for information provided directly to these agencies.
The Plymouth Fire Department will continue to investigate all leads given and will advise the media of any further results or conclusions pertaining to this incident.