Arson

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

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)

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ House In San Francisco Possibly A Target Of Suspicious Fire

The San Francisco home made famous in the 1993 movie “Mrs. Doubtfire” was apparently the target of a suspicious fire on Monday night.

01/06/2015

(Campell PD)

1 Suspect Arrested In Connection With Deliberately Set San Jose Car Fire

Fire officials said it is still unclear if the suspect is involved in a string of car fires that have been set in San Jose and Campbell recently.

12/31/2014

Car that was set on fire sits alongside the road, in San Jose.

6 Cars Torched In Just 24 Hours; Southbay Firefighters On The Alert

Police and fire crews were dealing with a rash of car fires in the South Bay since Monday night. Three of the vehicles were torched in the span of just one hour, in San Jose.

12/30/2014

Santa Cruz fire

Police Suspect Arson Responsible For 3 Car Fires In San Jose

Fire crews are investigating three separate car fires that occurred in San Jose early Tuesday morning.

12/23/2014

Patrick Brennan (San Jose Police Dept.)

Serial Arsonist Pleads Guilty To 13 Downtown San Jose Fires, Will Serve 40 Years To Life

A 49-year-old ex-felon convicted of setting fires in more than a dozen locations near downtown San Jose in January, causing about $6 million in damage, agreed in Santa Clara County Superior Court Monday to serve 40 years to life in prison.

12/23/2014

Burned Vehicle

Torched Vehicle In SF Castro District Is 5th Such Incident In A Week

For the fifth time in a week, a vehicle was found engulfed in flames in San Francisco’s Castro District on Sunday morning.

12/21/2014

A damaged jeep that was set on fire at Cumberland and Church streets in San Francisco on December 17, 2014. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Investigators Looking Into 4 Suspicious Car Fires Near Noe Valley Neighborhood In San Francisco

Fire investigators said they believe the fires were set between 3:00 and 4:30 Wednesday morning and all occurred in a 10-15 block area.

12/17/2014

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