Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Starting At Least 1 Brush Fire In San Bernardino County

CRESTLINE (CBSLA.com) — Police arrested a man accused of starting at least one brush fire in Crestline on Monday night.

Flames broke out around 8:30 p.m. off SR 18, near SR 138. Firefighters managed to put out the blaze quickly.

Highway 18 in that area will remain closed until the morning.

The suspect was identified as Benjamin Baptiste, 27, of Blythe.

No evacuations were ordered. No homes were threatened.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Los Angeles

facebook.com/CBSLA
Plan Your Trip
Follow Us On Twitter

Watch & Listen LIVE