Arson

Bucks Lake in Plumas County. (Plumas County Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality Council)

Oakland Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Man In Plumas National Forest, Setting Fire

An Oakland man is facing murder and arson charges for allegedly stabbing an Emeryville man to death at a campground in the Plumas National Forest Saturday morning and setting the surrounding woods on fire, according to Plumas County prosecutors.

08/26/2015

Fire Department

Fire That Burned 2-Story Apartment Building In West Oakland Called ‘Suspicious’

A suspicious fire burned a four-plex apartment building in West Oakland early Friday morning, a fire battalion chief said.

08/21/2015

A fire destroyed a building on the 2800 block of Doolittle Drive in San Leandro on the morning of August 10, 2015. (CBS)

Fire That Destroyed San Leandro Grocery Store Declared Arson

A massive fire that destroyed a San Leandro grocery store and damaged four other San Leandro businesses early Monday morning was intentionally set, a San Leandro police lieutenant said Wednesday.

08/12/2015

LGBT mural burnt in the Mission, SF (Photo: Anna Duckworth)

LGBT-Theme Mural In SF Mission District Repeatedly Defaced, This Time Set On Fire

An LGBTQ-themed mural that went up in San Francisco’s Mission District earlier this month was defaced Monday night for a third time, when it was set on fire by an unknown arsonist.

06/30/2015

John Allen Bixler (Novato Police)

46-Year-Old Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Arson At Novato Car Dealership

A 46-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of arson for allegedly setting vehicles on fire in the parking lot of a car dealership in Novato late Monday night, police said.

06/11/2015

Burned cars at a Novato dealership following an arson fire, June 9, 2015. (CBS SF)

Arson Suspected In Novato Car Dealership Fire, Surveillance Video Shows Possible Suspect

Several cars went up in flames at a Chevy dealership in Novato Monday night, leading police to believe it’s the work of an arsonist who was caught on surveillance footage.

06/09/2015

Charred remains of a vacant home in the hills of unincorporated Walnut Creek after a suspicious fire. (BCN)

Vacant Million Dollar Walnut Creek Home Destroyed In Suspicious Fire After 100s Of Teens Throw A Party Inside

A million dollar home in the hills of unincorporated Walnut Creek was destroyed by a suspicious fire early Saturday morning mere hours after authorities shut down a party there with as many as 300 teens.

04/25/2015

The second fire in a Livermore home in just two days was being investigated as arson. (Source: Livermore Fire Department)

2nd Fire In As Many Days In Livermore Home Investigated As Arson

A fire in a single-family home in Livermore Saturday morning is being investigated as arson, fire officials said.

04/05/2015

Mission District Fire

Rise In Mission District Fires Spark Arson Suspicions Among Housing Rights Activists

A spike in San Francisco apartment fires is causing housing rights activists to become suspicious of landlords trying to push out lower-income tenants.

04/02/2015

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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

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