Redding fire crews quickly put out vegetation fire

May 27, 2015 10:29 AM

Authorities in Redding are searching for a man who is suspected of starting a vegetation fire late Tuesday night.

Redding fire crews responded to the blaze around 11:45 last night in a vacant field near Maraglia and Blue View streets.

Crews were able to put out the fire quickly.

Witnesses told officials they saw a white male in his 20s throw a lit incendiary device as he was walking through the field.

The device was found and collected for evidence.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Redding Police Department at 225-4141.


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