[UPDATE 10:33 p.m.] Two Dumpster Fires in Eureka; One Man With a Dog Detained for Combative Behavior

Someone set fire to two dumpsters in Eureka this evening. The first was near the Adorni Center a little after 9 p.m. No structures were threatened and firefighters got it out quickly.

The second fire was near the 600 block of Second Street. John Chiv has a photo of the fire here. It was also quickly put out.

Eureka Police detained a man dressed in black who appeared intoxicated and was carrying a white dog was combative with firefighters, according to the scanner.

Hat Tip to Operation Safe Streets for their first reporting of this.

UPDATE 10:33 p.m.: Another dumpster is on fire. Firefighters are at the Adorni Center “with a fully involved dumpster,” according to a dispatcher over the scanner.



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