Investigators with Decatur Township, Wayne Township, and the Indiana State Fire Marshal make an arson arrest.

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Allen Hammons is charged with Level 4 felony arson.

From the IDHS Office of Public Affairs
A 26-year-old Marion County man has been charged with arson for allegedly setting fire to an Indianapolis house on Sept. 7.
Allen Hammons is charged with Level 4 felony arson in connection with a fire reported on Sept. 7 at 3214 S. Foltz St. in Indianapolis. The fire caused no injuries but was determined to be incendiary by investigators with Decatur Township, Wayne Township, and the Indiana State Fire Marshal.
Investigators say Hammons was connected to the incident through witness statements and additional evidence gathered at the scene.
He was arrested on Sept. 17 without incident and is now in the Marion County Jail.
Investigators encourage anyone with information regarding any potential arson to call the Indiana Arson Hotline at 1-800-382-4628. Information can be reported anonymously.
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