Man Sets Brush Fire, Leads Police On Chase


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Man Sets Brush Fire, Leads Police On Chase



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The search continues for a suspected arsonist, wanted for setting a fire and leading police on a high speed chase.

Lincoln County fire crews responded to Spice Ridge Road, just south of Stanford. A man and woman called 911, saying they saw a man set four fires in a wooded area.

Firefighters say five acres of brush burned. They were able to put out the fire.

Police noticed a car matching the description of the arson suspect and started chasing him. Police chased after the suspect, but he got away.

While no arrest has been made, police say they know who they're looking for.