BRISBANE (CBS SF) — Police are looking for a man who set fire to some brush in Brisbane and then fled but not before a witness was able to take pictures of the suspect and put out the fire.

Brisbane police said the incident happened on Wednesday evening at about 6:30 p.m. near the 100 block of N. Hill Dr. The area is covered with dry vegetation and adjacent to The Ridge residential neighborhood.

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(Brisbane Police Department)

The fire was put out by the witness before it had a chance to fully ignite, police said.

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The suspect was described as a Hispanic male with a dark green beanie, black and white bandana used as a face mask, black shirt, black pants, black tennis shoes, and a black backpack. He was last seen riding a white-colored bicycle.

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Anyone who sees the suspect was urged to contact the Brisbane Police Department at 415-467-1212.