Hollywood Fires 'Intentionally Set'

Fire department reports fires in Los Angeles area are work of an arsonist.
1:34 | 12/30/11

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The Los Angeles fire department in Los Angeles police department boat very busy last -- the Hollywood area. General Hollywood area including accounting experience. Nineteen fires last night. Most of them which we believe we're intensely sad. Thirteen of those fires in the city Los Angeles. Six -- those in the county of Los Angeles. Los Angeles fire department had -- strong presence started moving units into the into the Hollywood area. Both arson -- C and and fire units. As a result of the fires in on patrol. LAPD. Let them speak to their tactical alert. And bringing -- a number of additional units in here to assist and also. On patrol to. To apprehend. This arsonist because this is an arsonist working. As I mentioned six of those fires in the county -- Los Angeles. What West Hollywood area and three of those fires did communicate in this structures. I very dangerous fires these can certainly lead to a loss of life injury. So we're very concerned about it we will be working with. All the out allied agencies today Los Angeles. Fire department police department the county of Los Angeles fire department and the sheriff's department to put together. -- plan for deployment to ensure the Hollywood community safe.

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