Firefighters investigating a series of small fires in Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane police and the Spokane Fire Department are investigating a series of small fires that took place Tuesday afternoon in Spokane. 

According to the Spokane Police Department, uniformed personnel responded to reports of a fire in the 600 block of N Riverpoint Blvd. They arrived to find several burnt areas leading up to a larger fire, police said.  

The fire had spread through the bushes and onto a yard, but firefighters were able to extinguish it without damage to any buildings. 

One man, who witnesses reported was acting suspicious in the area, was arrested on unrelated charges.

This is an ongoing investigation.    

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