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Fire outside Arden Fair Sears store investigated as possible arson

Sacramento firefighters extinguished burning shrubs and a tree outside the Sears store in Arden Fair Mall late Wednesday afternoon, April 11, 2018. The fire is being investigated as possible arson.
Sacramento firefighters extinguished burning shrubs and a tree outside the Sears store in Arden Fair Mall late Wednesday afternoon, April 11, 2018. The fire is being investigated as possible arson. Sacramento Fire Department

A fire that burned shrubbery outside the Sears store at Arden Fair Mall late Wednesday afternoon is being investigated as possible arson, the Sacramento Fire Department reported.

The fire burned along the exterior of the building. Crews extinguished the fire in shrubs and a tree, according to a Fire Department Twitter post about 5:30 p.m.. The fire did not extend inside the building.

No evacuations were required and Sears remained open, according to the Fire Department.

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