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Firefighters searching for overnight arsonist in Redding

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Sep 25 2013 08:54:31 AM CDT
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REDDING, Calif. -

The search is on for an arsonist who set two fires in Redding early Wednesday.    Firefighters were called out to a fire around 2:15 a.m.

The found two separate fires burning near a walking trail behind the Sandpoint Apartment complex on Hilltop Drive near Interstate 5.

The fires burned less than a quarter acre.  The investigation determined the fires were set with an open flame device.

Residents are asked to be aware of activity in the area and call the fire department if you see any suspicious activity.