Investigator Testifies That Holy Fire Suspect Claimed Blaze Was Started "In A Lucid Dream"

Dec 27, 2018

Sheriff deputies talk to a Forest Gordon Clark shortly after the Holy Fire ignited in the area where he lived. Clark, charged with starting the Holy Fire, is in court this week for preliminary hearings.
Credit Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG

At a preliminary hearing to determine whether Holy Fire suspect Forest Gordon Clark can be tried on arson-related charges, a fire investigator told the court that Clark denied starting the fire.  The investigator said Clark insisted that "in a lucid dream," he saw who really started the fire.  More on yesterday's (Wednesday) hearing from KVCR's Ken Vincent.