Sheriff: Deputies arrest serial firebug

The Richland County Sheriff's Department arrested a man they say is responsible for setting multiple fires at several locations.

Deputies say 24-year-old Jonathan Brown is charged with five counts of arson, and one count of willfully burning lands of another.   

The report said on Wednesday, Jan. 30, just after 6:00 p.m., Richland County Sheriff's Investigators, City of Columbia Fire Department, along with the assistance of an alert vigilant citizen helped to capture Brown.