PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – A woman was arrested Sunday morning for setting series of fires in East Portland, according to police.

Portland Fire & Rescue responded to over a dozen fires that were set within several blocks of Southeast 160th and East Burnside.

PF&R said there was a dumpster fire that spread to a carport and threatened a home, two other building fires, another car fire, a fire involving a homeless camp, two dumpster fires at an apartment complex, two garbage bin fires and a mailbox fire.

No one was injured in any of the fires, according to PF&R.

Portland Police Bureau officers arrested Sierra Nicole Murdock in the area of Southeast 147th Avenue and East Burnside Street on an unrelated crime. Murdock was later charged with two counts of Arson I with several more anticipated to be added as the investigation continues.

Murdock was arrested in May for setting two cars on fire in Southeast Portland.

Anyone with additional information about the fires are asked to contact Portland Fire and Rescue Lt. Jason Andersen at 503-823-3787 or the Tip Line: 503-823-INFO.

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PDX2MtHood

Just another day in East Portland.

Janni

That mugshot certainly looks like a dude this it needs to serve some serious time for all these felonies it committed!!

DenWin52

Why was she on the street?????? OH! Portland, OR home of the way-loony left ever since vote by mail! Portland leans SO far to the left, it's capsizing to port!!

Toothache

She's black, she's innocent. If you disagree you are a racist pig. Don't believe me, just look at what's happening in this country. Civil war is coming.

Pameladancer

When I lived in Republican Portland all of the homeless bums and hippie warriors were rounded up by police to pick berries and beans on Fuji and Sturms Berry Farms in East Gresham Crime was rare in Republican Portland where trouble makers were held accountable for their Wheeler Brown actions I danced on the stage of the Oriental Theatre for 8 years. Timeless and Talented. I VOTED IN PERSON TRUMP 2020

Merlin

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DenWin52

Right-Frickin-ON!

ItsPolitical

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Erik Erlow Eeckhart

I should not be surprised she has a prior rap sheet, nor surprised she was walking free either, keep it weird

lanquan

That's a woman?? "I Hate the Police" Hardesty's distant cousin?

ItsPolitical

My thoughts exactly.

Procyon

Since she was arrested for setting two cars on fire back in May, can we assume that she WON’T be released on her own recognizance?

Just kidding! It’s Multnomah County - she’ll be released with a stern warning to never, ever do that again. And then, when she starts a fire that kills someone, she’ll get probation.

William R

That's a woman? No wonder she's setting fires.

ItsPolitical

Set her hair on fire to show her how much pain and suffering a fire can cause.

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