Merrillville, IN – Investigators Determine Trailer Park Fire Arson, Up to $5,000 Reward for Info


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Merrillville, IN – A fire that broke out of a trailer park Tuesday afternoon has been labeled arson. The news follows a thorough investigation and are now offering a reward for any information that could bring the perpetrator to justice. 

According to Merrillville firefighters, the fire, which broke out on Tuesday at approximately 12:45 PM at 5323 Jennings Place, was intentionally set, as determined by the Merrillville Fire Department and the International Association of Arson Investigators, Indiana Chapter #14.

Officials are appealing to the public, offering up to $5,000 for tips leading to the arrest and conviction of the culprit(s). To report information, individuals can call the Indiana Arson Hotline at 1-800-382-4628 or send an anonymous letter to P.O. Box 80132, Indianapolis, IN 46280. 

The reward amount is contingent upon the value of the information provided. For further details, please visit The community’s assistance is crucial in this investigation, and all tips are valuable to the case.


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