THOUSAND OAKS (CBSLA) – A suspect was taken into custody in connection with a possible arson-sparked brush fire which erupted near the 101 Freeway in Thousand Oaks early Wednesday morning.
The fire was reported at 3:18 a.m. on the southbound side of the 101 Freeway near Rancho Road onramp, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office.READ MORE: Kristine Lazar, CBS2/KCAL9 Investigative Reporter, Takes Home LA Area Emmy Saturday
Ventura County Fire Department crews responded and got the blaze under control. No structures were ever threatened. A male suspect was taken into custody on suspicion of arson, the sheriff’s office told CBSLA.READ MORE: Daniel Williams, 24, Arrested In Connection To Saturday Fatal Double Shooting In Downtown Long Beach
He was not immediately identified.MORE NEWS: LA County Continues To See COVID-19 Surge, Doctor Says Not Getting Vaccine Reckless
Firefighters were expected to remain on scene to mop up and monitor for hot spots.