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Fire at vacant home in northwest Lincoln deemed arson

Crews were dispatched to the vacant home near 11th and Furnas around 6:45 a.m. Tuesday.
Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 10:04 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A Lincoln Fire Inspector determined that a fire at a house in northwest Lincoln Tuesday morning was intentionally set.

The home near 11th Street and Furnas Avenue is vacant. According to LFR, the home was under renovation at one point but the work had stopped.

According to LPD, neighbors reported a number of people have been seen coming and going for some time.

LFR said someone set a mattress on fire in the basement.

The fire caused $76,000 in damage to the structure and is a total loss.

LFR crews extinguished a fire at a vacant home Tuesday morning.
LFR crews extinguished a fire at a vacant home Tuesday morning.(KOLN)

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