Police seek man who allegedly started house fire that displaced 9

KING CITY (BCN) — Police are looking for a man who allegedly started a house fire in King City that displaced nine people Sunday afternoon.

Antonio Cisneros, 27, is suspected of arson in the blaze reported shortly before 1:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Reich Street, police said.

Firefighters and officers responded to the scene, where they helped people outside of a one-story home on fire, according to police.

Firefighters were eventually able to extinguish the fire. PG&E crews were also called to shut off electricity to downed power lines that resulted from the blaze, according to police.

The American Red Cross was called to assist the nine displaced residents, police said.

Another home sustained minor heat and smoke damage, according to police.

Officers later identified Cisneros as a suspect in the fire and were unable to find him at the scene, police said.

The 27-year-old man has a tattoo that reads “Ana” on the right side of his neck and another tattoo that says “Rosalinda” behind his right ear, according to police.

Cisneros was last seen wearing blue jeans and a gray sweater, police said.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call King City police at (831) 386-5980 or the WeTip line at (800) 782-7463.

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