Moreno Valley firefighters continue to keep Moreno Valley safe, especially during the high fire season.
On Thursday November 25, at approximately 5:30 pm, CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department responded to an outside fire at Edgemont Elementary School. The fire burned natural vegetation on school property, and authorities determined it was set by an arsonist.
Two eyewitnesses to the fire provided the suspect's description, and he was found approximately 100 feet from the fire. The suspect was positively identified by the witnesses, and he was arrested and booked by CAL FIRE Officers for one count each of Arson to wildland and Arson during a State of Emergency.
If you see an arson incident happening in Moreno Valley, please call the Arson Hotline at 800.633.2836