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Arrest made after fireworks cause spot fire along American River Parkway

According to Metro Fire of Sacramento, a child was lighting fireworks which caused the spot fire Saturday.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — One person has been arrested after arson investigators with Metro Fire of Sacramento say the unsafe use of fireworks caused a spot fire along he American River Parkway Saturday.

Around 4:25 p.m. Saturday, firefighters responded to the American River Parkway after a 50-foot by 100-foot spot fire broke out. 

No structures were threatened and no injuries were reported during the firefight. Authorities say a child lighting fireworks caused the blaze.

Metro Fire of Sacramento tweeted Sunday saying that an arrest had been made in the fire.

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