42-year-old man facing arson charges for lighting fires in Selma

Selma police have arrested a man they believe lit fires with torches in the city early on Wednesday morning.
SELMA, Calif. (KFSN) -- Selma police have arrested a man they believe lit fires with torches in the city early on Wednesday morning.

Police say a witness saw 42-year-old Jaime Andrade lighting a fire at Saginaw and Highland Avenue at about 12:30 am.

When officers arrived soon after, they found Andrade near another fire at Highland and Nebraska Avenues. He had two hot torches with him.



Andrade is a transient and has been booked into the Fresno County Jail.

He is facing charges of arson, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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