Burning cars are shown at the site of an arson fire in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on Friday Dec.30, 2011. An arsonist torched car after car early Friday, sending firefighters scrambling to put out more than a dozen blazes in Hollywood and neighboring West Hollywood. (AP Photo/Mike Meadows)
January 2, 2012 6:31:40 PM PST
MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated Press
LOS ANGELES - January 2, 2012 --
Authorities have identified a 24-year-old man as the suspect in dozens of apparent arson attacks over the holiday weekend in the Los Angeles area.