EUGENE, Ore. - Police took a man into custody Wednesday morning after a witness reported seeing the man set a fire on the porch of a downtown clinic.
The fire on the porch at White Bird Clinic, 341 12th Ave., did not spread to the rest of the building.
A witness followed a man from the scene to a nearby convenience store, where police took the man into custody.
The fire call came in at 6:27 a.m.
The porch did not appear damaged. There were several burned cardboard boxes and garbage spread across the porch, stairs, sidewalk and street.
Police at the scene said they don't know if the man arrested after Wednesday's fire was involved in any of the other suspicious fires set in trash bins and on porches around Eugene over the past year.
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