Lexington police arrested Randall J. Hickey, 23 of Lexington, on charges of starting the fire that shut down the Meijer Inc. store on West Reynolds Road for more than a day last month.
Lexington fire officials said pool chemicals in the store caught fire at about 3 a.m. April 1. Hickey, who has worked at a Lexington Dairy Queen, was interviewed by police and admitted to setting the fire, according to the police report.
He has been charged with first-degree arson and was arraigned Friday.
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