Police Arrest Man They Say Started Several Fires In Fresno

A man is now in jail as Fresno police say he started several fires in Southwest Fresno.

Efrain Mendoza was arrested Monday after being recognized by a detective from past surveillance videos.

Mendoza admitted to starting at least three fires, including the one where a Fresno Police Department patrol vehicle was set on fire.

Mendoza is in jail on three separate arson charges and could face even more.