One arrested in connection with series of suspicious fires around west Tulsa

Posted at 12:42 AM, Jun 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-02 11:26:22-04

Tulsa Police have arrested one person in connection to a series of fires Wednesday night and Thursday morning series of fires.

Christopher Smith, 37, was arrested Friday morning.

The Tulsa Fire Department responded to a total of four house fires, one church fire, a dumpster fire and a vehicle fire. All fires were determined to be arson, according to fire officials.

The River Life Tabernacle sustained superficial damage according to a spokesperson with the TFD. A representative from the church said they are without power as a result.

Two firefighters were injured during the fires. Anyone with information on the fires is asked to call the Arson Hotline at 918-596-2776.

The caller can remain anonymous and may be entitled to a cash reward upon a conviction, according to a the Tulsa Fire Department.  

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