A fire that damaged the Lexington Peddler’s Mall on Monday night was intentionally set, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
The fire was reported just after 7:30 p.m. Maj. C.J. Haunz told the Herald-Leader on Monday night that the fire appeared to have been started in one or two booths toward the back of the building. The Peddler’s Mall is at 1205 East New Circle Road, between Winchester and Liberty Roads.
The fire department is asking people who were at the Peddler’s Mall at the time of the fire to call the Fire Investigation Bureau at 859-231-5672.
Anyone who wants to provide information related to the fire can also email the arson tip line anonymously at LFDfirstname.lastname@example.org.