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Siskiyou County man arrested on arson charges

CAL FIRE and the Siskiyou County District Attorney's Office issued a warrant for a Hornbrook man for arson.

Posted: May 22, 2019 5:04 PM
Updated: May 23, 2019 9:05 AM

YREKA, Calif - CAL FIRE and the Siskiyou County District Attorney's Office issued a warrant for a Hornbrook man for arson. 

Investigators said Travis Churchill, 43, started a fire earlier in May but did not reveal where the fire was, or how much damage it created.

Churchill was booked into the Siskiyou County Jail.

CAL FIRE says fire danger is high, and it plans to prosecute arson suspects diligently.   

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