Arson suspected in church fire

February 27, 2013

A fire at the oldest Catholic church in Indianapolis might have been started during an attempted burglary, investigators say. The small fire in the sanctuary of 175-year-old St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church broke about 4 a.m. and caused an estimated $15,000 in damage, mostly from smoke. Investigators are trying to determine if anything was stolen.

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