LEXINGTON — A fire that destroyed a Lexington business Sunday is being investigated as arson.
Firefighters were called to Roof Pros at 210 W. 5th Street at 8:29 a.m. Sunday after a passerby reported smoke. The fire destroyed a building that was comprised mostly of wood and sheet metal and was formerly a lumber yard.
The Lexington Police Department and the Nebraska State Fire Marshal are investigating. Close to 60 volunteer firefighters from Lexington, Cozad and Overton helped put out the blaze.
To contact LPD with information regarding the case, call 308-324-2317.