Man Accused of Setting Grass Fires At Pioneers Park

(Courtesy of Jeff Motz/KFOR News)
Thomas Pulec (Courtesy of Lincoln Police)

LINCOLN–(KFOR May 6)–A man went to jail Wednesday for allegedly setting grass on fire at Pioneers Park.

According to Lincoln Police, a Parks and Recreation employee reported seeing 58-year-old Thomas Pulec setting fires. Police discovered Pulec started three fires, burning three large prairie grass areas, including four mature trees. Damage is estimated at $3,500.

It took Lincoln Fire and Rescue, along with help from the Air Guard and Lincoln Parks and Rec, to extinguish the fires.

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