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A Los Angeles Fire Department arson investigator at the scene said the man matched the description of a suspect seen in the vicinity of the fires, which were set between 8:15 p.m. and 9:32 p.m. Wednesday along an eight-block stretch from the 13100 to the 13900 block of Ventura Boulevard.
A fire reported at 8:53 p.m. at 13912 Ventura Blvd. spread to the exteriors of a one-story commercial building and a two-story apartment building before being put out 17 minutes later by 35 firefighters, said the Los Angeles Fire Department's Katherine Main. Monetary damage from the blaze was estimated at $20,000, she said.
The man taken into custody had an outstanding felony arrest warrant, said the LAFD arson investigator.
No injuries were reported as a result of the fires.