The LA Times reports that a person of interest of German nationality has been detained in connection with parking lot fires in Los Angeles. The multiple incidents have taken place in Hollywood, North Hollywood, West Hollywood and near Fairfax. There have been no injuries reported. News outlets reported on surveillance footage from a parking structure from one of the fires. The video shows a man between 20 to 30 years old, with a receding hairline and a ponytail whom authorities are calling a person of interest. Evidence is still being collected and police are working on clues and witness information. The incidents involve car fires in parking structures and apartment building carports, making residents in the area very nervous. Police have started to maintain better lit parking areas, and observe cars for evidence of tampering. See Penal Code Sections 450, 451.
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