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Arson suspect arrested for small vegetation fire in Redding

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Arson suspect arrested for small vegetation fire in Redding

REDDING, Calif. - An arson suspect was arrested in connection to starting a vegetation fire in Redding on Wednesday night, the Redding Fire Department said.

The Redding Fire Department responded to Hartnell Ave. and Bechelli Lane around 10:40 p.m. Wednesday.

The fire was burning in vegetation at the corner of Hartnell Ave. and Bechelli Lane.

The fire was contained at about a 20 by 20-foot area.

Redding Fire Department said it arrested a suspect in connection to starting the fire.

The suspect was taken to the Shasta County Jail and booked for arson without incident.

Crews remained on the scene for about 45 minutes to mop up the fire.

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