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Video: Chatsworth Arson Suspect Caught on Tape

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The Los Angeles Fire Department has released surveillance video of a suspected serial arsonist who set several blazes in the Chatsworth area this fall.

The twelve intentionally-set blazes in question were sparked between October 21 and October 28, 2012, and can be seen in a map created by the LAFD:

View West San Fernando Valley Arson Fires in a larger map

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From the LAFD:

If you have information about the person seen in the video - please call the LAFD Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section directly at (213) 893-9850. If you witness someone actively committing the crime of arson, call 9-1-1.