NBC5 News reported about the vehicle fire last Wednesday. At the time, firefighters said it was intentionally set.
Medford police said 45-year-old Vance Nguyen is in the Jackson County Jail on a first-degree arson charge.
The Greensprings Rural Fire District said its firefighters found the car on fire with a propane tank on the top of it.
The direction of the wind prevented it from spreading to nearby brush.
Medford police said after the fire, Wing Nguyen was taken to a hospital and put on a medical hold.
Ashland police previously said they were investigating whether the incident was connected to the Almeda Fire which started just a half-hour earlier on the other side of Ashland.
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