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Santa Rosa Police Arrest Man On Suspicion of Arson, Attempted Murder After Saturday Night House Fire That Injured 2

One person was arrested for allegedly starting a house fire that left two people injured in Santa Rosa on Saturday evening, police and fire officials said.

03/08/2015

Damage to an Oakland school. (Bay City News)

Classes To Resume Despite Suspected Arson At Oakland School

Classes will resume at a Rockridge middle school in Oakland where a suspected arson fire overnight left the cafeteria unusable.

02/16/2015

Cody Nicosia (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

20-Year-Old Man Convicted In 2012 Murder Of Castro Valley Woman During House Robbery

A 20-year-old Hayward man was convicted Monday of first-degree murder and arson for the strangulation death of a Castro Valley woman whose home was also set on fire.

02/02/2015

(CBS)

Porta Potties Set On Fire In San Francisco’s SoMa Neighborhood

Fire crews doused a fire at two portable toilets in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

02/01/2015

22-year-old David M. Diaz of San Francisco, was arrested and booked into San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of arson and homicide, July 23, 2011. (SFPD)

Man Who Set Fire To Former Sex Partner’s Corpse Arrested For Arson In San Francisco’s Castro

A man convicted in one of San Francisco’s most bizarre crimes is under arrest after being tied to at least one recent arson case in the city’s Castro neighborhood.

01/22/2015

(Amadscientist/Wikimedia Commons)

Small Fire On Grounds Of California Governor’s Mansion Deemed Suspicious

State fire officials are investigating a small-but-suspicious fire that broke out on the grounds of the California governor’s mansion.

01/19/2015

Damaged caused by a suspected arsonist in San Francisco's Castro. (CBS)

Arsonist Suspected In String Of San Francisco Castro Neighborhood Fires

An arsonist may be on the loose in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood after vehicles were burned early Monday morning.

01/19/2015

Contra Costa Co. Fire Dept. battles 3-alarm blaze at three different homes, suspected to be the work of a single arsonist. (photo credit: Jeffrey Schaub)

Suspect In Custody For Arson That Burned 4 Townhomes In Martinez

Contra Costa County Fire crews have a fire that grew to three-alarms at multiple homes in Martinez under control and one person is in custody for what officials say looks to be the work of a single arsonist.

01/14/2015

Black marks, likely from a suspicious fire, spotted at the "Mrs. Doubtfire" house on Broadway and Steiner Street in San Francisco on January 5, 2015. (CBS)

San Francisco District Attorney’s Office Charges Woman With Attempted Murder In ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Arson Fires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco prosecutors have charged a woman with attempted murder for allegedly setting two small fires at a house that served as the backdrop to the popular “Mrs. Doubtfire” movie starring […]

01/09/2015

Black marks, likely from a suspicious fire, spotted at the "Mrs. Doubtfire" house on Broadway and Steiner Street in San Francisco on January 5, 2015. (CBS)

San Francisco Police Have Detained Suspect In ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ House Arson Fire

San Francisco police said the suspect was located Wednesday morning in the South Bay.

01/07/2015

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