Two adjacent apartment fire early Friday morning in Elk Grove is being called arson.
The entire bottom floor of the El Mirador Drive fourplex was burned.
A man, a woman and a 3-year-old child were rescued from the second floor.
"The people that live there were already on the rooftop and my husband helped them get down," one neighbor said.
She added that the sound of a car alarm woke her up three times that night.
"We're hearing rumors that it was a jealous girlfriend that set the car on fire," neighbor Byron Bradley
Other neighbors say they have seen lots of traffic in the alley.
Cosumnes Fire and Elk Grove Police are investigating the fires.