By CBS13 Staff

ALTA (CBS13) — A suspect is in custody accused of starting a fire that spread to a cabin in a small Placer County community late Monday afternoon.

Shortly before 4:20 p.m., the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said crews were responding to the fire that was in the Alta area.

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The sheriff’s office said surveillance footage captured a woman setting a vehicle on fire. That fire spread to a cabin where two people were inside.

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Authorities said both people were able to exit the cabin without any injuries.

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The suspect fled into the woods and was located more than two hours later. She was only described as a white adult in her 20s.