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IDYLLWILD (CBSLA) — A Temecula man faces several charges of felony arson Thursday as firefighters battle a blaze roaring through the mountain community of Idyllwild for a second day.
Brandon McGlover, 32, has been booked on five charges of felony arson, including maliciously setting fire to property, but he could face more as the investigation into the Cranston Fire continues, according to Cal Fire. McGlover is being held on $1 million bail.
The article goes on to state the following:
Authorities say he set several fires in southwest Riverside County, one of which grew into the Cranston Fire, which roared out of control Wednesday afternoon. The blaze has destroyed five homes, and has scorched more than 7,500 acres. It remained 5% contained Thursday evening.
As 500 firefighters fought back the flames overnight, more than 3,000 people have been evacuated.
UPDATE: The fire has now claimed the life of at least one person, a firefighter who was operating a bull dozer, and has swept into Redding, California, a city of 90,000 people, prompting mass evacuations.
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) July 26, 2018
— Will Carr (@WillCarr) July 26, 2018
#CranstonFire arson suspect, 32 year old Brandon N. McGlover of Temecula, arrested on suspicion of five counts of arson. The fire is now up to 4,700 acres and has destroyed several homes in the Idyllwiild area. pic.twitter.com/Fo1G2GAmaE
— Kim Baldonado (@KimNBCLA) July 26, 2018
Authorities believe the 4,700-acre Cranston fire was deliberately set by 32-year-old Brandon McGlover — he was arrested and charged with five counts of arson https://t.co/hB5RWM6Zs7 pic.twitter.com/4doLMt0RDq
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) July 27, 2018
Suspect Brandon McGlover charged with 5 counts if arson. Charges will likely be updated due to a mans death. https://t.co/oOtiu2jGHf
— Amy (@flwrpwr1969) July 27, 2018
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