Authorities in Kandiyohi County say that a man is in jail and facing multiple felony charges after a suspected arson.  The incident led to a motor vehicle chase over the weekend.

According to officials, during the incident one Willmar police officer suffered minor injuries, and four Willmar Police Department squad cars were damaged.

The incident began after a report of a vehicle fire in a parking lot in the 400 block of Lakeland Drive Southeast in Willmar.

Witnesses pointed out a man that they saw pour gasoline in a vehicle and set it on fire. When officers tried to speak with him he fled in a pick-up truck.

On Lakeland Drive, he lost control of the vehicle and was blocked in by officers. He reportedly rammed and disabled a squad car and drove east on U.S. Highway 12.

He was arrested and is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail.