Arson with Injury
Indianapolis, IN, August 19, 2013: Detectives with IFD/IMPD Arson units and Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana are asking for the public’s to help solve the arson fire that seriously injured IFD Private Chris McGrone.
On August 16th, 2013 IFD firefighters arrived at 1513 and 1515 N. Columbia Avenue to fine the double residence engulfed in flames. Showing IFD commitment to save life and property an aggressive initial attack was launched against the fire. During that attack IFD Private McGrone was seriously injured when his mask was knocked from his face. Private McGrone is still in the hospital and is facing a long road to recovery. This residence fire was determined to be arson by the investigating units.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons who are responsible for this arson and the injuries to Private McGrone. Crime Stoppers is asking anyone who has any information about this crime to call Crime Stoppers or submit a web or text tip. All tipsters are kept anonymous.