Reward offered in arson investigation at vacant North Nashville motel


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Crews were called to a large fire at vacant motel in North Nashville Monday morning.

The fire began around 6:15 a.m. at the empty Ravin motel on Brick Church Pike off Interstate 65.

Nashville Fire Department spokesperson Kendra Loney said medic crews were at the nearby Days Inn when a woman ran up to them and said she was sleeping inside the motel and someone woke her up by pouring gas around her.

She was taken to TriStar Skyline Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Two aerial trucks were called to the scene to help fight the blaze. The fire spread quickly from the first-floor front office area to the rest of the building, according to the Nashville Fire Department.

No firefighters were injured.

Smoke from the fire was visible for miles heading into Nashville from I-65.

The motel closed its doors in 2018.

If you have information about who is involved with starting this fire call the NFD Arson Hotline at 615-862-5640.

You can also call the Tennessee Arson Hotline at 1-800-762-3017. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day you can remain anonymous when providing information. Cash awards up to $5,000 are offered for information leading to an arrest or conviction.

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