By: E&P Staff
Auburn, Calif., Police Chief Valerie Harris credited a local newspaper carrier making her deliveries with reporting a fire just before 4 a.m. July 4.
Authorities believe the burned front deck was the work of an arsonist using fireworks, according to a report by News10/KXTV, in Sacramento.
Firefighters and police quickly extinguished the fire. The residents were not at home and there were no injuries.