By Gary Klien - Marin Independent Journal
A homeless man was arrested Thursday after a vegetation fire in San Anselmo forced the evacuation of numerous residents and sent a cloud of smoke blowing over parts of Ross Valley.
Douglas Hall Shumate, 52, was arrested on suspicion of recklessly starting a fire on public land, said Central Marin police Sgt. Julie Gorwood. Shumate was living on the hillside and allegedly disposed of a match improperly, Gorwood said.
Shumate was taken to the jail after medical treatment for a facial burn. He was also booked on suspicion of violating probation.
No other injuries were...