Surveillance footage of suspected arsonist at Eureka’s St. Bernard’s Church on Sept. 10 at approximately 5:06 am. (Eureka Police Department — Contributed)

The following is a press release from the Eureka Police Department:

On September 10, Eureka Police Department (EPD) officers responded to Saint Bernard’s Church for a suspicious fire report. Humboldt Bay Fire Department personnel extinguished a small fire at the exterior door of the facility. The fire is assumed to be suspicious, although causing minor damage.

An arson investigation is underway and the suspect is seen on surveillance footage.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Officer Dalby at 707-441-4060.

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