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Suspect arrested after series of fires at fast food restaurants

Published: Jul. 7, 2021 at 7:23 AM PDT|Updated: Jul. 9, 2021 at 1:14 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE JUL 9: Reno Fire Investigators have arrested a suspect for an early morning fire on Wednesday, July 7th.

Reno Fire identified the suspect as John Mullins, 52. Mullins is currently charged with one count of 1st Degree Arson and one count of 3rd Degree Arson.

The fires damaged two fast food restaurants in south Reno, the Del Taco and the KFC on S. Virginia Street near Meadowood Mall.

Investigators say video surveillance shows Mullins committing the crimes. Arson investigators are also looking into whether Mullins may be responsible for other cases in the area.

Anyone with further information about the fires can call the Reno Fire Department at 775-334-2300 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900.

Firefighters with the Reno Fire Department respond to a fire at Del Taco on S. Virginia Street...
Firefighters with the Reno Fire Department respond to a fire at Del Taco on S. Virginia Street on July 7, 2021.(KOLO)

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