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Man arrested after fire set in Oakland Airport

Police say a man set small fire at a small fire at Terminal 1 of Oakland Airport this morning.
A man has been arrested after police say he set a fire inside Oakland International Airport around 3:30 this morning.

Fire at Oakland Airport.



The man, who authorities say is in his 60's, was arrested by Alameda County sheriff's deputies after a TSA agent spotted him setting a fire in a trash can inside Terminal 1. The man came to the airport on a shuttle earlier in the evening.

The fire was quickly put out and caused no damage to the airport. There were no evacuations and no flights were canceled.


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