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Man arrested on suspicion of car wash arson

Ole Berg
Ole Berg Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department

Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District officials arrested a man on suspicion of arson after reviewing security video at a gas station car wash that burned in March.

Ole Berg, 47, of Sacramento was booked Monday afternoon into Sacramento County Jail on suspicion of arson. He is suspected of causing a fire early March 22 at a Shell gas station, 9199 Folsom Blvd.

Sac Metro firefighters found heavy flames throughout the car wash but extinguished the blaze.

A fire investigator determined an arsonist had started the fire. After reviewing security video, investigators identified Berg as a suspect. His bail was set at $50,000.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews