Butler fire ruled "undetermined"

The Butler City Planner told WFFT investigators ruled the cause of the January 30 fire as "undetermined."

Posted: Feb 13, 2018 11:04 PM
Updated: Feb 14, 2018 10:16 AM

BUTLER, Ind. (WFFT) - Investigators said they may never know what started a massive fire a few weeks ago.


The Butler City Planner told WFFT investigators ruled the cause of the January 30 fire as "undetermined."

The fire destroyed the former Likes Electric building.

The planner said the owner of the building plans to tear it down.

Eight people were hurt in the fire.

At least one person jumped from a second story window.

Everyone is expected to be okay.

Article Comments

Fort Wayne
Overcast
22° wxIcon
Hi: 25° Lo: 21°
Feels Like: 10°
Angola
Clear
21° wxIcon
Hi: 23° Lo: 20°
Feels Like: 9°
Huntington
Clear
23° wxIcon
Hi: 26° Lo: 21°
Feels Like: 13°
Decatur
Clear
23° wxIcon
Hi: 25° Lo: 22°
Feels Like: 12°
Van Wert
Clear
23° wxIcon
Hi: 25° Lo: 23°
Feels Like: 12°
Cold Wednesday
WFFT Radar
WFFT Temperatures
WFFT National

Community Events