Butte County, Calif. August 8, 2019 – A suspected arsonist has been arrested for allegedly setting a grass fire Wednesday morning on Olive Highway near the Gold Country Casino in Oroville.
Aubree Hudson, 33, of Oroville was arrested on one count of arson to forest land and was booked into Butte County Jail. CAL FIRE investigators, with the assistance of the Butte County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Hudson without incident on Wednesday, August 7.
Hudson’s bail is set at $75,000.
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The fire was reported to CAL FIRE’s Oroville Emergency Command Center at 7:24 a.m. on August 7. When fire department resources arrived, they found the woman quickly walking away from a small grass fire along Olive Highway.