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Firefighters say multiple fires share pattern

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Firefighters say all the fires share a similar pattern; they all started between four and nine o'clock at night and they were all adjacent to the road. To help catch however is behind this they've posted signs across town and urge residents to report any Firefighters say all the fires share a similar pattern; they all started between four and nine o'clock at night and they were all adjacent to the road. To help catch however is behind this they've posted signs across town and urge residents to report any
DALTON GARDENS, Idaho -
Residents in northeast Dalton Gardens are on high alert after eight fires started between Saturday and Monday. Their alarm doesn't come from the frequency of these pop-ups, but because local fire agencies believe that someone has been intentionally setting them.
Mary Kay Yuditsky learned of the fires first hand after neighbors came to her Sunday night, telling her a fire was creeping up the hill to her house. 
"It was very scary because it was vastly approaching the house," says Yuditsky. She and her neighbors quickly sprung into action and doused the flames but not before they got right up against her home. 
"It was very unsettling, very frightening."
On Monday night just down the hill from Yuditsky, Breanna Howe quickly rushed home from work after she received a call from firefighters telling her a fire erupted outside her home. 
"Our neighbor was walking by and saw it and said the flames were pretty high and he called 911," says Howe. 
The fire outside Howe's home was the 5th fire first responders were called to on Monday. It was at that point they told Howe they believed all the fires over the last three days were intentionally started. 
"It honestly scares me, I can't sleep at night," says Howe. 
Firefighters say all the fires share a similar pattern; they all started between four and nine o'clock at night and they were all adjacent to the road. To help catch however is behind this they've posted signs across town and urge residents to report any suspicious activity they see. 
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