Knox Co. Leader in Number of Fires Investigated by State

More fires were investigated last year in Knox County by the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office than any other county in the state.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office investigated 36 fires in Knox County in 2017.

That’s 11 higher than the next highest county.. Lake County … which had 25 fires investigated by the state.

Sullivan County was third-highest, with 19 investigations.

Overall, the Fire Marshal’s office conducted 577 fire investigations last year in 87 of Indiana’s 92 counties.