Lane County Sheriff’s Office The charges were announced on Friday, Given that fire is not related Holiday farm In McKenzie Valley.
“The fire was in a wooded area and was about 5 feet in diameter before being extinguished by two people playing Frisbee golf in the area,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement. “Shortly before the fire, a person was seen moving out of the area in a minivan.”
@LaneSheriffOR 44 year old Jonathan Maas has been arrested in connection with a brush fire (~ 5 feet in diameter) set up on 9/9/20 in the Dexter area. Thank you to those kind people who extinguished the fire and extinguished it! (This incident is not related to the Holiday Farm / McK fire.) pic.twitter.com/Ld4H35nqFR
– Lane County Sheriff (@LaneSheriffOR) September 11, 2020
Deputies arrested Jonathan Mass on Thursday in relation to the Destator fire.
The sheriff’s office said, “While the fire was already extinguished and extinguished in size, the fire was likely to spread quickly.” “We are grateful to the members of the community who thanked the fire and for hurting anyone or causing any kind of damage before extinguishing the fire.”
Although unrelated, the charges against Maas come as wildfires on the West Coast, including Oregon. So far at least seven people have died in the state fire, According to The Oregonian.