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Arrest made in connection with LA wildfire

Arrest made in connection with LA wildfire
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One person is in custody and is reportedly being treated for smoke inhalation in connection with a wildfire in California's Napa County, authorities said at a press conference Monday.

NBC News reported that Los Angeles Mayor Eric GarcettiEric GarcettiBiden's first political ambassador nominees include Israel, Mexico, 'Sully' Biden meets with foreign leaders as ambassadorships sit vacant Biden taps former deputy campaign manager for ambassador post MORE (D) and city fire chief Ralph Terrazas told reporters at a news conference that they believe they have the "right person" following an investigation into the cause of the Palisades Fire, a wildfire believed to have been caused by two smaller brush fires thought to have been set by the unnamed arsonist.

"The person in custody, we feel we have the right person," Terrazas told reporters, according to NBC.

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"Anytime you have multiple points of origins your first thought [is], 'This is not natural,'" he added.

The percentage of the fire that was contained was not immediately available on Cal Fire's website Monday evening, but sat at zero percent as of Monday morning, according to NBC.

The fire has already caused the evacuation of roughly 1,000 people by Monday afternoon, according to local news affiliate ABC 7.

"While ... it's zero containment, that doesn't mean 100 percent out of control,'' the mayor reportedly said. "We're holding lines. ... There's no injuries reported, no structures under threat at this time. Evacuation orders of course have been issued on the county side, but no evacuation orders have been ordered in the city of Los Angeles.''