A 60-year-old man was arrested Friday for allegedly trying to set some cardboard on fire inside the Terminal 1 baggage claim at Oakland International Airport, police said.
It’s unclear what he set the cardboard on fire with. Oakland fire department officials responded to the airport around 3:30 a.m. but the fire was already out when they arrived.
A TSA agent spotted the incident and immediately called the Alameda Co Sheriff, an Oakland Airport spokesperson said.
Sheriffs deputies responded and were able to take the man into custody.
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It’s not yet clear whether the man fled after starting the fire.
No equipment, flights or passengers were impacted because of the fire. Nobody was injured in the incident.