Man accused of lighting multiple fires near Highway 4 in Brentwood

BRENTWOOD, Calif. (KRON) — A man accused of lighting multiple fires near Highway 4 in Brentwood Friday night was arrested, according to authorities.

Police responded to a call of a man lighting multiple fires along Highway 4 at Sand Creek Road.

Multiple fires were burning when crews arrived, but were quickly extinguished.

Brentwood police responded and chased the suspect on foot. The suspect was eventually detained in a clothing stores.

Fire officials are working with Brentwood police to investigate and file charges.

No other details were immediately available.

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