FAST FIVE: Oregon Man Arrested For Starting 7 Fires; Police Recover Molotov Cocktail
Oregon Man Arrested For Starting 7 Fires; Police Recover Molotov Cocktail Tyler Durden Mon, 09/14/2020 – 11:05 Amid windy and worsening conditions at least 35 have died from the spate of West Coast fires which many thousands of firefighters are still busy battling.
So a single individual responsible for no less than seven brush fires – six of which he reportedly started after already being arrested and released.
Sunday, a witness flagged down officers about an hour later and said the man who started the fires was in a nearby tent.
He was arrested and a plastic bottle with a wick was seized as evidence.
Portland Police Bureau showed the molotov cocktail to reporters: It remains unclear whether the man, who may have been living in a tent near the scene of the fires, cooperated with other individuals or has any broader affiliation. .