Arson and homicide

Officials determined Thursday that the 140,000-acre Station Fire was intentionally set by an arsonist.

From today’s story:

Investigators said today the Station Fire, the largest fire ever in Los Angeles County history, has been ruled arson.
At an evening briefing, officials said they made the determination after a forensic examination of the origin of the fire.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department homicide bureau has initiated a homicide investigation, officials said.


Homicide was called because two firefighters died in the blaze.

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