The French Lick Fire department was dispatched to a residential fire at 09:12 pm on 02/02/2004. Engine 12 arrived on the scene at 09:17 and advised that the structure was fully involved at that time. They then requested Tower 12 and squad 12 to respond.
The fire originated in the bedroom, and consumed most of the house shortly after. After investigation it was found that the fire was intentionally set.
Fire units were on the scene for 3 hours and 15 minutes. No one was hurt during the incident, and the house was ruled a total loss.