Man accused of setting grass fire in Visalia

Investigators say 34-year-old Kirklin Stanfill set the fire.
VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- A man is facing arson charges after a grass fire burned in Visalia.

Firefighters were called to Lovers Lane and Noble just before 12 pm Wednesday.

Investigators say 34-year-old Kirklin Stanfill set the fire.

Police were able to help evacuate threatened homes while crews quickly put out the flames.

Stanfill was found near the area a short time later and arrested.

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