Suspect in custody in connection with Lexington apartment fire


Two people had to jump to safety, a firefighter was burned, and three dogs were rescued.(WDKY)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – One person is in custody in connection with a fire at a Lexington apartment complex.

Investigators found someone intentionally set a fire Friday, Sept. 3 at the Pinebrook Apartments.

Everyone had escaped the fire by the time officials got to the scene. Several apartment units were destroyed.

Addison Richart, a 17-year-old, had to jump from a second-floor balcony and help others evacuate, fracturing her tibia and ankle in the process.

We don’t yet know the identity of the person in custody.

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