Man Charged in Connection with Amtrak Beech Grove Shops Fire

An Indiana man is facing federal charges n connection n with a suspicious fire at Amtrak’s Beech Grove shops on May 2.

Casey Sage, 34, of Beech Grove, is charged with two counts of arson and if convicted faces five to 20 years in prison.

Court documents allege that Sage was seen on surveillance video entering the shops complex on the night of the fire.

He is alleged to have entered two storage buildings containing flammable chemicals and setting them ablaze using flares he picked up at the site.

The fire destroyed the buildings. Amtrak estimated the fire caused $1 million in damage. 

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