Man Charged With Intentionally Sparking Fires In Siskiyou County

A man has been arrested for allegedly starting the “Ridge Fire” in Siskiyou County this week. The fire is fully contained after burning 12 acres on Rainbow Ridge above Lake Siskiyou west of Mount Shasta City. The arson suspect has been arrested for starting 6 separate fires, including 5 that burned together to form the Ridge Fire. Cal-Fire investigators were assisted by Siskiyou County Sheriff’s officials and police from Lake Shastina and Yreka.