Fountain Square fire likely intentional

October 15, 2010

A fire that forced three families out of their Fountain Square homes Friday morning was intentionally set, according to Indianapolis arson investigators. The blaze started at about 2:30 a.m., in a small shed in the 1000 block of Lexington Avenue, and then spread to three homes. Five adults and eight children escaped. Damage was estimated at about $100,000.