The Santa Monica Arson Task Force is investigating a series of arson-related car and trashcan fires, including six in December, police said. Three fires happened on Dec. 20th alone.

The series of fires started in late June and subsided September only to resume again in November, according to the Santa Monica Police Department. The strange thing is that so far they've been confined to a four block radius east of 26th street. A list of times and locations of the fires follows:

6/30/2009 1602 Stanford 11:20 p.m. Tuesday Car

7/1/2009 1655 Stanford 3:30 a.m. Wednesday Car

7/1/2009 1547 Yale 5:05 a.m. Wednesday Car

7/6/2009 1744 Franklin 2:55 a.m. Monday Car

7/6/2009 1744 Franklin 2:55 a.m. Monday Car

9/17/2009 1548 Yale 1:30 a.m. Thursday Car

11/12/2009 2002 21st 11:45 p.m. Thursday Trashcan Fire

12/15/2009 2400 California 7:10 a.m. Tuesday Car

12/16/2009 1715 Berkeley 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Car

12/19/2009 1621 Berkeley 2:30 p.m. Saturday Car

12/20/2009 1547 Stanford 4:00 a.m. Sunday Trashcan Fire

12/20/2009 2901 Colorado 4:00 a.m. Sunday Car

12/20/2009 1545 Yale 4:00 a.m. Sunday Trashcan Fire

Anyone who has seen anything suspicions or who might have information about a suspect or suspects was asked to call call 310-458-8410 or, after-hours, 310-458-8495.

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