Santa Rosa police investigating cause of four morning fires set within an hour

Santa Rosa police are investigating the cause of four small fires started within an hour early Wednesday morning.
Santa Rosa police are investigating the cause of four small fires started within an hour early Wednesday morning. Photo credit rootstocks/Getty Images

Santa Rosa police are investigating the cause of four small fires started within an hour early Wednesday morning.

The Santa Rosa Fire Department tweeted on Wednesday that police had taken "a potential suspect" matching a witness' description into custody. Santa Rosa Police Lt. Dan Marincik told the Santa Rosa Press Democrat that officers arrested a man matching the description on outstanding warrants unrelated to the fires, and the man is considered "a person of interest" in the investigation.

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The Santa Rosa Police Department didn't respond to an emailed request for comment from KCBS Radio prior to publication. This story will be updated when we hear back.