Cal-Fire: Underage Suspect Arrested For Arson After 1/4 Acre Fire

A young alleged firestarter was arrested east of Redding over the weekend. Late Sunday night firefighters were called to Mountain View Lane in the Palo Cedro area for a vegetation fire. A fast aggressive response held the fire to about a quarter acre. A Cal-Fire Law Enforcement Officer determined the fire was an act of arson and his investigation led to the arrest of an underage suspect, who was booked into juvenile hall for arson-related charges. Cal-Fire maintains an arson hotline at 1-800-468-4408.