SAN JOSE (CBS/AP) — The hunt for an arsonist intensifies as two more suspicious fires strike a downtown San Jose neighborhood that has seen a string of fires this week.
Fire Department Capt. Rob Brown said Sunday 11 of 13 fires that broke out in the area were intentionally set. They include two that struck early Sunday.READ MORE: UPDATE: Estrada Fire Sparked by Cal Fire Controlled Burn Near Watsonville Now 10% Contained
One was extinguished by residents before firefighters arrived, and a second one further charred a storage trailer that was burned in a Wednesday blaze behind a Baptist church.READ MORE: CHP Reports Fatal Collision on Hwy 101 in San Jose
Brown said the arsonist appeared to be growing bolder by apparently returning to the scene of the crime.