Grand Forks, ND – Auto dealership fire set by employee stopped by fire sprinklers

Grand Forks police say an employee of an auto dealership was arrested after he deliberately lit some gas on fire which had been spilled on the floor of a shop area.

25-year old Jobe Lunski, of Ardoch, North Dakota, was arrested on a charge of endangerment by fire.

Police say the ignited gas created a significant flash fire that caused minor injuries to another employee and damage to a customer’s vehicle and the building’s structure

Firefighters who responded to Lithia Ford at 2273 32nd Avenue South Wednesday afternoon found the fire has already been extinguished by the building’s sprinkler system.

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