Several abandoned homes catch fire in Gary

People in Gary want to know if someone set several abandoned homes on fire overnight.

People in Gary want to know if someone set several abandoned homes on fire overnight.

A witness said there was a strong smell of gasoline before fire spread from one home to another in the 2500-block of Polk Street.

The smoke and flames were so intense that drivers could see them from Interstate 80/94. Firefighters struggled to get them under control overnight.

There were no reports of injuries. So far, the cause of the fires is unclear.
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