A series of fires along State Route Highway 4 near Pittsburg on Sunday morning that appear to have been intentionally set have been extinguished and authorities are looking for a suspect, a spokesperson for Con Fire said.
The three small fires were allegedly set along Highway 4 near the intersection of San Marco Boulevard, the spokesperson said. The fires required two engines and a battalion of 12, Con Fire said.
At least one witness has provided a description of the suspect to authorities; Con Fire and the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office are actively seeking the person.
He is described as a man in his late teens to early 20s wearing a white T-shirt and gray sweat pants and yellow backpack.
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He was last seen near Willow Pass Road and Hwy. 4.
Anyone with information is asked to call the arson tip line 866-50-ARSON.