1892 one-room school burns in possible arson case

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) — The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office says a 129-year-old one-room schoolhouse engulfed by flames is a possible arson case.

First responders reached the scene around 2:15 a.m. Monday at the area of county roads 250 North and 500 East. That’s east of Columbus.

Upon arrival, members of the fire department extinguished the flames. No injuries were reported.

News 8 has reached out to the Clay Township Fire Department for more information on the fire.


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