COMPTOM (CBSLA) — A fiery pursuit unfolded overnight.
Police said the pursuit started in Orange County and ended in Compton at Central and Rosecrans avenues.READ MORE: California Focusing On Urgent Projects As Wildfire Season Looms
It was there that authorities say the driver got out of the truck that was hauling a small boat in flames, and took off.READ MORE: Future Of Hollywood's Cinerama Dome Still In Question
Officers eventually caught up with the suspect who was placed under arrest.MORE NEWS: Paul Flores, Father Arrested In 1996 Disappearance Of Kristin Smart
The California Highway Patrol says sparks from the truck caused the fire.