Suspect accused of starting string of brush fires in Antioch

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 08:19AM
Officials are searching for a suspect accused of starting a string of small fires overnight near the fairgrounds in Antioch.


ANTIOCH, Calif. - Officials are searching for a suspect accused of starting a string of small fires near the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds in Antioch early Wednesday morning.

Firefighters told ABC7 News there were about five brush fires all within a one mile radius from the fairgrounds.

Firefighters said they eliminated natural causes, so now they're looking for whoever was responsible.
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