Stephen Ellison

Multiple Fires in Santa Rosa Investigated as Arson: Fire Official

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.

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