Utah man charged with arson for 3 C.O. fires
A Utah man has been arrested on arson charges for starting the 12 hundred-acre McKay Fire North of La Pine and 2 smaller fires along Highway 97 at the end of August. According to the Oregon State Police 37-year-old Christopher Wilson from Salt Lake was arrested in Malheur County for stealing a car. Information from the public and a collaborative law enforcement effort led to Wilson being charged with starting those fires. He is facing arraignment in Deschutes County. There is also a chance he may have started other fires in Oregon. Anyone having any information about Wilson, his 2016 blue Hyundai Sonata with an Army decal in the back window and California plates should contact 503-375-3555.