Firefighters battling structure fire Tuesday north of Spencer, Indiana

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Staff report

Spencer, Indiana – January 16, 2024

The Owen Valley Fire Territory, and other fire departments, along with the Owen County Sheriff’s Office, are currently responding to a structure fire in the 700 block of Indiana State Highway 231 just north of Spencer, Indiana, according to a Facebook post from the Owen County Sheriff’s Office.  

The OCSO posted the following, Emergency personnel are currently on scene of a structure fire in the 700 block of US Hwy 231 just north of Spencer. The southbound lane is currently closed to allow firefighters and trucks the appropriate room to fight this large fire. Please use extreme caution when traveling through the area. No injuries were reported.” 

The fire began Tuesday night, and part of 231 is shut down.  This is at least the third structure fire in Owen County in the past few days. Two were in Gosport over the weekend.  

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