A man suspected of deliberately starting the massive King Fire burning east of Sacramento has prior felony convictions in Santa Cruz County, El Dorado County prosecutors said Thursday.
A 20-year-old woman pleaded no contest Monday to setting her ex-boyfriend’s bed on fire while he was sleeping in 2012.
A two-alarm blaze injured one person and damaged 12 vehicles in a carport in Mountain View Saturday.
Police are looking for two people in connection to a suspicious fire that caused an Oakland apartment building to fall off its foundation on Friday night.
San Francisco police arrested a suspect Wednesday night in a series of arsons that have occurred in the South of Market neighborhood this month, according to a spokesman.
San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect and possibly others responsible for a series of arsons in the city’s South of Market neighborhood since earlier this month.
San Francisco fire officials say there has been a rash of dumpsters set on fire by one or more arsonists over the last few weeks, most of which have occurred in the South of Market area.
The fire that was reported around 12:15 p.m. damaged an exterior wall of one mobile home in the Contempo Marin Mobile Home Park on Yosemite Road and damaged a fence and deck of two other mobile homes, San Rafael Fire Chief Chris Gray said. A female resident received a minor injury, Gray said.
A man who tried to prevent firefighters from controlling a 2-acre grass fire east of San Jose Monday night was arrested on suspicion of starting the fire, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.
A 17-year-old boy was arrested on Monday afternoon on suspicion of starting a string of recent fires in Livermore.