STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Man arrested for arson fire ignited near Butte County Sheriff Posse training facility

The Butte County Sheriff arrested 39-year-old Rafael Dacanay for arson to forestland after deputies say he started a 2.2-acre fire off of Highway 149 near the Openshaw Training Center on Oct. 4.

Posted: Oct 5, 2019 4:39 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - The Butte County Sheriff arrested 39-year-old Rafael Dacanay for arson to forestland after deputies say he started a 2.2-acre fire off of Highway 149 near the Openshaw Training Center on Oct. 4. 

The Openshaw Training Center is owned by the Butte County Sheriff’s Posse, and is a facility used by numerous Butte County agencies, for training purposes.

Officials say Dacanay had just been released from Butte County Jail that morning. 

Dacanay’s bail is set at $75,000.

Article Comments

Chico
Scattered Clouds
66° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 66°
Oroville
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 64°
Paradise
Scattered Clouds
66° wxIcon
Hi: 61° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 66°
Chester
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 33°
Red Bluff
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 64°
Willows
Scattered Clouds
66° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 66°
Windy with high fire danger today. Winds calm down tomorrow with mild temperatures and sunny skies all week. By next we cool down and even have the chance for rain.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events