Just after 8:00 pm Friday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to the area of Highway 4 and Sand Creek Road for a vegetation fire.
According to preliminary reports, a male was setting multiple fires along Highway 4 by TJ Maxx.
Engine 52 arrived on scene reporting 2-3 fires. CHP was requested for traffic control on the Sand Creek offramp.
Fire is out and suspect in custody after he reportedly ran into a store at the Streets of Brentwood and tried to hide.