MARYSVILLE, CA - A 25-year-old Marysville man was arrested on Saturday morning on suspicion of starting numerous small fires around Marysville High School and Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts, said police.
CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Mike Carr told the Appeal Democrat CAL FIRE and Marysville firefighters, as well as Marysville police officers responded to a call of a bush fire at the high school around 12:30 a.m. Upon arrival, crews discovered and extinguished a tree fire near the district office.
An ensuing investigation of the area revealed a dumpster fire in the parking lot of the high school and a burning garbage can and kiosk on fire at the charter school.
Corey Michael Sherrin, who was discovered leaving the campus on a bicycle, was questioned and subsequently arrested on suspicion of arson, said Carr.