Police arrested a 37-year-old Lincoln man on suspicion of arson after allegedly catching him starting a car on fire.
It happened at Pham Motor Sports, 2525 State Fair Park Drive, just after 9 p.m. Sunday.
Sgt. Chris Vigil said a witness called 911 after seeing someone breaking into a vehicle in the lot, and an officer arrived to find Steven Howard standing next to a 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe.
Vigil said the officer saw the SUV erupt in flames and Howard walking away. The officer caught him nearby.
He said after a review of video evidence, police arrested Howard on suspicion of second-degree arson.
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