Man arrested in connection with suspicious fires

Victoria police have arrested a man in connection with suspicious fires in June, including a blaze that did extensive damage at the U-Haul location on Topaz Avenue.

Two storage units and two vehicles were destroyed in the latter fire on the night of June 7. No one was injured.

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Two other fires were discovered early that morning in the parking lot of a business in the 600-block of Hillside Avenue, near Government Street. The fires were close to a building and vehicles.

Police arrested a suspect Tuesday at a temporary housing facility at the former Comfort Inn. Two counts of arson are being recommended.

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