05/22/2014 06:47 EDT | Updated 07/22/2014 05:59 EDT

Victoria police call for assistance in investigation of suspicious fires

VICTORIA - Victoria police say they have identified several persons of interest in a spate of suspicious fires.

Sgt. Mike Johnston says the fires began in mid-April and have since targeted dumpsters, furniture, a vehicles, and even a tree.

He says police are concerned about the rise in suspicious fires and are trying to determine if they are related.

Police are urging members of the public to come forward if they have information on the fires or see anything suspicious.