WESTMINSTER, Calif. (KABC) -- Two people were injured in a house fire in Westminster, and a man with a history of starting fires is in custody on Saturday.
Tony Nguyen, a 66-year-old resident of Westminster, was identified as the suspect in the case.
Orange County Fire Authority firefighters responded to a fire at a mobile home in the 9700 block of Bolsa Avenue at about 6:45 a.m., according to Westminster police.
One person was trapped inside the residence, but crews were able to rescue the victim, quickly providing life-saving treatment at the scene before loading the victim into an ambulance.
That victim was transported in critical condition. A second victim was also transported in stable condition.
The fire was deemed suspicious by detectives at the scene, police said.
Nguyen was detained at about 10 a.m.
"He's been arrested a couple of times in the past for arson, and he's also on parole for arson as well," said Westminster PD Sgt. Phuong Pham.
An investigation is ongoing.
Westminster house fire leaves 2 injured; man in custody
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