Cal Fire Arrests Man Who Allegedly Set 13 Fires in 30 Minutes Near Near Diamond Valley Lake

Timothy Jordan Boone, 32, is accused of setting nine wildland fires and four property fires within the boundaries of Diamond Valley Lake Recreational Area on March 2, Cal Fire announced Tuesday. Boone was also booked on a second degree burglary charge, according to Riverside Sheriff’s Department records. Cal Fire law enforcement officers have arrested an arson suspect linked to 13 fires that were set within a half-hour near Diamond Valley Lake in Riverside County. 33.683255
-117.002902 He was arraigned at court in Murrieta on March 6. Boone was transported to the Southwest Detention Center in Riverside and booked for arson of a structure or forest land and arson of property. Cal Fire law enforcement officers linked Boone to the fires and were able to apprehend him on the same day with assistance from a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department helicopter crew. Timothy Jordan Boone is shown in a photo released by Cal Fire on March 13, 2018. He is currently being held at the Robert Presley Detention Center and will appear in court in Murrieta again Thursday.