According to information released by officials Tuesday afternoon, Warren B. Krebbs, 22, and John M. Farnsworth, 19, both from Carbon, are each in custody at the Clay County Justice Center on preliminary charges of Conspiracy to Commit Arson on $25,000 cash bonds.
On Saturday, Oct. 16, around 12:30 a.m., E911 dispatchers received a report of a structure fire at 14590 N. Oak St., Carbon. Members of the Van Buren Township Volunteer Fire Department, along with assistance from Dick Johnson Volunteer Fire Department, were dispatched to the scene.
VB Fire Chief Pete Taylor and Indiana Assistant Chief Fire Inspector Fred Daffer determined the fire was intentionally set.
The Clay County Sheriff's Department and Carbon Town Marshal worked closely with the Clay County Prosecutor's Office during the ongoing investigation that collected evidence and information about the two suspects.
Officials confirmed Krebbs and Farnsworth remain in jail awaiting formal court proceedings per the calendar.