Fact-based drama about an arson investigator (Ray Liotta) searching for the perpetrator of a string of deadly fires in 1980s California.
When fire becomes an obsession... truth becomes stranger than fiction.
Did You Know?
During filming in the hardware store set, located behind Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel, a special effects technician suffered first and second degree burns over 40 percent of his body. See more
As Liotta's character enters the hardware store at the beginning of the movie, the shield on his fire helmet has the titles "Captain" and "Arson" in inset leather panels (04:25). After he holds the child's neck (04:45), the camera pulls back and shows the titles printed on the helmet shield. See more