REDDING, Calif. – A 42-year-old man was arrest for arson on Sunday shortly after 1:00 a.m. in Redding.
The Redding Fire Department responded to a vegetation fire at 380 Overhill Drive in Redding near the Sacramento River Trail.
Firefighters said they discovered five small extinguished fires of dry vegetation in the area and believed a possible suspect was still in the area.
A fire investigator contacted suspect Terry Sargent who they said admitted to starting the fire.
Sargent was arrested for arson and was booked into the Shasta County Jail.