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.
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.
Fire crews are investigating three separate car fires that occurred in San Jose early Tuesday morning.
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.
For the fifth time in a week, a vehicle was found engulfed in flames in San Francisco’s Castro District on Sunday morning.
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.
San Francisco police are investigating three car fires that were ignited near the Noe Valley neighborhood Wednesday morning.
After a week and a half delay, volunteer crews are back on the job at a Habitat for Humanity housing project damaged during construction by a 3-alarm fire.
Police and fire officials are investigating a Sunday night suspicious fire that broke out at a Walnut Creek strip mall.
Two people arrested for allegedly setting a series of fires throughout Alameda early Sunday morning have been identified as 27-year-old Stephen Petersen and 22-year-old Andrew Gutierrez.