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Man charged in weekend fire

Beau Eldridge was locked up in the Allen County Jail on arson charges.

Posted: Jul. 30, 2018 10:58 PM
Updated: Jul. 31, 2018 9:28 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - One person was charged after a car fire damaged two homes over the weekend.

Beau Eldridge was locked up in the Allen County Jail on arson charges.

He's accused of setting a car on fire on Werling Drive Saturday afternoon.

The fire spread to the houses on both sides of the car.

One person was inside one of the homes when the first fire started, but was able to get out.

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