SOUTH SALT LAKE -- South Salt Lake authorities have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with the alleged arson fires of two LDS Church buildings and a vacant home.
Patrick Ehat, of Salt Lake City, was arrested early Sunday morning and booked into jail, The Salt Lake Tribune reported on its website.
South Salt Lake police detective Gary Keller says no motive for the fires has been established. Police believe Ehat acted alone.
South Salt Lake firefighters put out fires at two Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meetinghouses Saturday morning. The house fire broke out a short time later.
The combined damages are estimated at more than $1 million.
Ehat was is being held in the Salt Lake County Jail on suspicion of arson, burglary and criminal mischief.