The Tucson fire and police departments are investigating a series of fires that occurred within 24 hours near East Golf Links Road and South Camino Seco.

The most recent blaze was reported today about 2 a.m. near the La Petite Academy child care center, 8885 E. Golf Links Road, when firefighters responded to a report of a car fire, said Capt. Barrett Baker, a Tucson Fire Department spokesman.

Firefighters responded to another car fire about 2 a.m. Wednesday morning,  as well as a dumpster fire within about 20 minutes of each other, Baker said.

Both fires were set in the neighborhood near the child care center.

Senior Editor, News, Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, Az.