Brush fires dot I-40 in Raleigh, arson suspected
Posted January 6, 2013
Updated January 7, 2013
Raleigh, N.C. — Three brush fires ignited along Interstate 40 in Raleigh Sunday afternoon, police said. An older white man driving a black Toyota and his passenger are wanted for questioning in connection with the fires.
Police said it appears someone sprayed lighter fluid on pine straw and set it ablaze.
Lanes were closed near the Lake Wheeler Road, Hammond Road and Gorman Street exits along Interstate 40 while firefighters extinguished the fires.
No other information was released.