SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Authorities are investigating a string of suspicious dumpster fires in south Sacramento early Thursday morning.
Sacramento Metro Fire confirms that at least seven dumpster fires were started between 12:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. All the fires were within the Stockton Boulevard, Florin Road and 65th Street area.READ MORE: Chase Ends In Deputy-Involved Shooting Near Modesto, 2 People Taken To Hospital
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The Arson Tip Line is (916) 859-3775 & information can be provided anonymously. Based on witness reports, Investigators are looking searching the area for an approximately 6 ft tall hispanic or black male adult wearing a blue shirt and jean shorts, & riding a silver bicycle.
— Metro Fire of Sacramento (@metrofirepio) October 29, 2020
It doesn’t appear that any of the fires caused much damage.
According to witnesses, the suspect appears to be a man about 6-feet tall who was wearing a blue shirt and jean shorts. He was reportedly riding a silver bicycle.
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Anyone with information that could help identify the suspect is urged to call the Arson Tip Line at (916) 859-3775.