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Fire at Lincoln tattoo shop being investigated as arson

Lincoln Fire and Rescue on scene of fire at northeast Lincoln tattoo shop
Lincoln Fire and Rescue on scene of fire at northeast Lincoln tattoo shop(KOLN)
Published: Oct. 6, 2020 at 7:38 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A fire inside a basement wall of The Rabbit Hole Tattoo is being investigated as possible arson, according to Lincoln Fire and Rescue.

Firefighters were dispatched to the business near 48th and Madison Streets around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday for a reported fire.

They located flames inside the wall in the basement where it was quickly extinguished and confined to the basement.

A fire inspector estimated damage at about $15,000.

According to LFR, a window was broken out and an accelerant was used to start the fire.

The previous tenants of the shop were evicted several months ago and most items inside the building was removed.

No injuries were reported.

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