LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -A fire that broke out at an apartment building and business in Lexington was intentionally set, according to fire officials.
On August 20, fire crews responded to 301 Newtown Pike for a structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found a two-story building consisting of a first floor business with multiple apartments on the second floor. At the time of the fire, two occupants were asleep inside their apartment and barely escaped the burning building.
A family pet was also killed.
Fire investigators conducted an investigation and determined the fire was intentionally set.
At this time, the Lexington Fire/Arson Investigation Bureau continues to investigate this case.
Anyone with information related to this ongoing investigation is asked to contact the Lexington Fire/Arson Investigation Bureau by calling (859) 231-5672 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos or videos can be texted to (859) 421-0112.