LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police are searching for an arson suspect who is believed to have set at least six fires in and around Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks and Van Nuys.READ MORE: Clippers Rally For 2nd Straight Night To Top Magic, 111-102
Officers responded to reports of multiple fires set between 8:15 p.m. and 9:32 p.m. Wednesday evening, including an exterior structure fire at a Sherman Oaks strip mall located at 13912 Ventura Boulevard. That fire was reported at 8:53 p.m. and was out 17 minutes later, according to the LAFD.
Five other trash-related fires were reported.READ MORE: Authorities Identify Gardena Man Fatally Stabbed on Saturday As Gary Godinez
Investigators say all of the fires appear to be arsons.
Police are looking for a single suspect traveling on foot.
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