Police searching for suspected bike-riding Entertainment District arsonist
At least 5 fires set last night in downtown core, says Toronto Fire
There were reports of multiple fires in the Entertainment District on Sunday night — and Toronto police say one bike-riding arsonist may have set all of them.
District Fire Chief Stephan Powell said the fires popped up in different areas shortly before 6 p.m., and tallied up five different spots.
"We had a fire in a dumpster, then another fire subsequently in another dumpster, there was a fire in a car, and two other fires," he said on Monday morning.
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Powell said all the fires were put out quickly and no injuries were reported.
Police are now looking for a man with dark pants and a baseball cap who was spotted riding a white mountain bike with a blue bag on the side.