NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) – A suspect is in custody after he allegedly firebombed a neighbor’s apartment Thursday evening.
Around 9:30 p.m., Metro Fire crews were dispatched to reports of burning town houses in the 5600 block of Hillsdale Boulevard in North Highlands.READ MORE: 1-Year-Old Child Dies After Crash On I-80 In Davis; EB Traffic Being Diverted To Highway 113
While firefighters were handling the blaze, witnesses lead arson investigators to the suspect — Charles Hui McKenzie — who was watching the scene. He was questioned and later taken into custody.
Investigators say McKenzie allegedly had been throwing flammable liquids at the homes, causing the fire.READ MORE: Now-Former Manteca Teacher Arrested On Suspicion Of Inappropriate Communication With A Minor
Red Cross was called to the scene to assist at least one displaced resident.
No residents or firefighters were injured.MORE NEWS: Chase Of Stolen Car From Downtown Sacramento Ends In Crash