A man is in custody, facing felony arson charges in connection with a number of grass fires that burned near Hazel Avenue and Highway 50 Tuesday evening.

Charles Owen Anderson, 36, listed as a transient, was arrested Tuesday night, following the fires, Sacramento sheriff’s officials said.

Sacramento Metro Fire crews responded to the grass fires along the freeway, some which threatening several homes. Firefighters were able to make quick work of the flames.

Anderson is booked at the Sacramento County Main Jail, facing a felony arson charge and is being held on $50,000 bail.