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Detectives looking for possible serial arsonist on South Coast

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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
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Investigators seeking the public help with string of suspicious fires in Moorpark area.

Four suspicious fires hit Moorpark area since September.

Detectives are asking for the public’s help in solving a string of suspicious fires on the South Coast.

Ventura County Sheriff’s investigators say there have been a series of four blazes in the Moorpark area over the last two months. Fires were set in brush, in a trash can, and in the restroom of an apartment complex.

Fortunately, none of the blazes caused serious damage. But, the concern is they may be dealing with a serial arsonist who might strike again.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.