An investigation continues into a fire in LaPorte that initial observations indicate was intentionally set. LaPorte Police announced today that authorities were dispatched to the 300 block of Rockwood Street, just after 4:30pm on Thursday. Through the course of an investigation, police say it was determined that two large trash cans outside the residence had been ignited, causing damage to the exterior of the home which filled with smoke. No injuries were reported.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact the LaPorte Police Department at (219) 362-9446, or at www.lpcitypd.comand you can remain anonymous.