By Christy McLeap

On Monday night police arrested a man who is accused of starting a brush fire in the Crestline area.

CBS Los Angeles reports that around 8:30 p.m. Monday night a brush fire was reported just off Hwy 18, near Hwy 138. Thankfully, firefighters responded quickly and were able to put the fire out.

As of this morning that section of Highway Highway 18 was still closed.

27 year-old Benjamin Baptiste, of Blythe was identified as the suspect.

Luckily there weren’t any homes threatened and no evacuations were ordered.


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