SONORA (CBS13) — A man was arrested after lighting a church on fire on Saturday in Sonora, said the Tuolumne County Sheriff.
On Saturday around 8 p.m. deputies responded to the Journey Church in Sonora to reports of a fire. Cal Fire responded as well to the church being fully engulfed in flame.READ MORE: Inflation Relief Coming To Millions Of Californians, But Critics Say It's Only A Short-Term Solution
On Sunday morning around 12:30 p.m., Cal Fire requested deputies back at the church for reports of a male subject who had entered the fire scene and was refusing to leave.READ MORE: 1 Dead In Sonoma Co. Brushfire As Heat Wave Grips Much Of California
Deputies arrived and detained 23-year-old Brennan Debisschop who was believed to have started the fire.MORE NEWS: Man Arrested For Fatal Shooting At Sacramento Truck Stop
Deputies transported Debisschop to jail where he was booked by Cal Fire at the Dambacher Detention Center on charges of arson and burglary.