A passing motorist intentionally started multiple fires Sunday in West Santa Rosa, according to the Windsor/Rincon Valley Fire Department.
At about 5 p.m., along Stony Point Road, north of Todd Avenue, witnesses reported someone tossing fireworks or other incendiary devices into the dry vegetation along homes from a moving vehicle, fire officials said.
The flames destroyed a barn and vehicle and threatened multiple homes, people and animals, officials said.
At lease six fires were reported, fire officials said.
No suspects were identified.