A 31-year-old woman is in custody after four downtown dumpster fires within 40 minutes starting at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The first three fires were reported within minutes of each other, two of them in the 500 block of Victoria Street and the other in the 500 block of St. Paul Street. A fourth was reported at about 7:20 a.m. in the 400 block of Columbia Street.
After getting a description from witnesses, the Kamloops woman was nabbed at about 7:30 a.m.
Kamloops RCMP are recommending four counts of arson against her.