A convicted arsonist was charged Friday with setting a fire at the Harbor Motel in Garden Grove.

Alexis Alan Avila, 22, was charged with a count of arson of an inhabited structure and two counts of arson of property, all felonies. He also faces sentencing enhancements for arson with a prior conviction.

Avila is accused of setting a fire at the motel at 12812 Palm St. on Wednesday, according to the complaint.

Avila pleaded guilty to arson in 2020 in two separate cases on March 4 and was sentenced to three years in prison.

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