HAYWARD — A male suspect is in custody after his arrest on suspicion of arson in reference to a two-acre grass hearth Tuesday afternoon, authorities stated.
Round 1:30 p.m., firefighters and law enforcement officials responded to a report of a vegetation hearth behind a restaurant within the 21600 block of Foothill Boulevard, police stated.
Firefighters have been in a position to extinguish the hearth inside minutes, and a witness tip to officers on scene alerted them to a loitering male, who was detained.
There have been no studies of accidents or any injury to constructions.
There was a grass hearth however it’s out now. No constructions harmed.
— Hayward Fireplace Information (@HaywardFireNews) June 11, 2019
Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.