At 1:54 pm Wednesday, the Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vegetation fire near Hillcrest Avenue and Wild Horse Road in the City of Antioch.
CONFIRE responded to the scene and reported a 1/4 acre fire and by 1:59 pm reported the fire was threatening 6-homes on Spaulding Street while it had grown to 1-acre.
A full vegetation fire response was requested of the 5 closest available units.
By 2:07 pm, the fire had grown to 2-acres.
By 2:18 pm, Antioch police were out with the suspect at Hillcrest and Bellflower Drive.
The fire is now out and was limited to 5-acres.
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