By Christopher Baker

WOODLAND (CBS13) — Woodland Police responded to a fire at the Woodland Public Library, where they later arrested a man for arson.

According to a news release, at about 1:50 a.m., the Woodland Police and Fire Department responded to a fire at the Woodland Public Library.

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When they arrived, they discovered that various items were on fire and threatening the building by quickly burning up the side of the wall.

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A witness told police that they saw a man in a red sweatshirt walking away from the fire as it grew larger.

Officers in the area located a man matching the description. 27-year-old Joel Michel of Woodland was arrested for arson.

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No injuries were reported.