SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) - The Santa Cruz County man, accused of starting the multi-million dollar Bear Fire, was in court Tuesday, and reportedly threatened the district attorney.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that the suspect, Marlon Coy told the prosecutor "you're next" after the charges of "felony arson" were read in court.
The district attorney responded, telling Coy, ''bring it on.''
The fire burned almost 400 acres, and destroyed six buildings, including two homes.
The sheriff says Coy set the fire in front of three other men during an argument.
Coy pleaded "not guilty" to charges of arson.