PHOENIX — Detectives contacted a person who is believed to be connected to a series of small brush fires at South Mountain.
Firefighters responded to a small brush fire on Monday when officers spotted a person in the area.
The Phoenix Police Department said Tuesday that detectives "contacted a subject who is believed to be related to this incident, a very small brush fire."
The subject was allegedly suffering from a mental crisis and was taken to recieve treatment, police said. The person was not arrested.
Crews worked through the evening to extinguish the hotspots on the mountain.
The investigation, including what led up to the fire, is ongoing.
This is a developing story. Check back here for updates when we learn more.