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Several Arson Fires Strike Santa Monica

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A series of six arsons over the past two weeks have Santa Monica police on the lookout for a possible serial arsonist, officials announced yesterday. Three vehicles, two shrubs and one trash bin have been lit on fire, mostly along 3rd and 2nd streets. The incidents have taken place between February 12th and 22nd at various times of the day. Police have no suspects at this time and are seeking the public's help.