UPDATE: Police in Lebanon are reporting a man has been arrested and is being questioned for starting several fires over the past two days.

Police believe a 28-year-old man is responsible for setting fires at nine buildings in Lebanon. A majority of the fires were at vacant homes.

Officers tell KY3 News the man was seen in a neighborhood near the high school, where most of the fires broke out.

Previous coverage:

Authorities in Lebanon say they are actively looking for a person of interest after a total of nine fires have broke out in building in the city over the past two days.

Firefighters were called to four different fires overnight into Thursday. Now last night into early this morning, authorities say five more fires broke out.

The Lebanon Fire Department says a majority of the fires were in vacant homes and appear to be intentionally set.

Police say they have a person of interest and are searching for the suspect. If you have any information, you’re asked to call 9-1-1.