A pretrial hearing is scheduled Tuesday for Javier Adolfo Viera, who is accused of setting or trying to set a series of fires in Pasadena, South Pasadena and Los Angeles.
Viera is charged with 10 counts of arson of a structure or
forest, six counts of arson of property of another and two counts of
attempting or aiding in an attempt to burn a structure, forest or
incidents started as small vegetation fires and escalated to blazes set
under or involving parked vehicles, and one involving the exterior door
to a business.