Serial arsonist wanted in 11 fires

Published On: Feb 07 2013 03:27:56 PM CST
HOUSTON -

Ten fires have been set in the Memorial area in the past two months, and investigators said they think they're dealing with an arsonist.

Crime Stoppers officials said the fires have been set along an area near Memorial Drive and Dairy Ashford since December. Another similar fire was set in May, officials said.

The fires have been set in Dumpsters and at apartment buildings, investigators said. Four of the six fires at apartment complexes were started in stairwells, which blocked residents' escape routes, detectives said.

The fires were set at the following locations:

Investigators said they don't have a description of the arsonist, but they think he or she travels on foot and lives in the immediate area.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.