5 separate fires to trees in Turlock being investigated as arson
TURLOCK, Calif. (FOX26) —
The Turlock Fire Department is asking for information on five separate arson fires.
The fires happened Wednesday between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. in the area of Donnelly Park and other areas in the City of Turlock.
According to the Turlock Fire Department, firefighters responded to five different fires involving multiple Cypress trees.
Officials say many of these fires were next to homes and directly threatened many houses and cars in the area.
Officials say the cause of these fires has been determined to be arson.
The Turlock Fire Department is asking anyone with information regarding these fires to call the Turlock Police Department’s Tip Line at 209-668-5550 extension 6780.