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Irvine arson suspect to be in court Tuesday

An Irvine woman was arrested Saturday for a series of suspicious fires on residential properties as well as a school.

May 23, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
An Irvine woman suspected in a series of arson fires is set to be arraigned Tuesday.

Jana Spires, 39, was arrested Saturday morning near Springbrook Elementary School, where someone set a stack of pizza boxes on fire. No damage was caused to the school.

Authorities say Spires is responsible for several trash can and vehicle fires that began last July.

Her bail has been set at $50,000.