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Grass Fire in San Rafael

Arson Suspected In Fire That Damaged Marin Mobile Homes

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.

06/16/2014

Tuan Tran was arrested on suspicion of starting a grass fire in San Jose. (Source: San Jose Police)

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Starting San Jose Grass Fire

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.

06/10/2014

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Livermore Teen Arrested For Allegedly Lighting Several Grass Fires

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on Monday afternoon on suspicion of starting a string of recent fires in Livermore.

06/10/2014

Vallejo Fire truck

Vallejo Police Suspect Arson In Fire On Elementary School Playground

A play structure was destroyed by fire at a Vallejo elementary school Saturday morning and firefighters suspect it was set intentionally.

05/31/2014

(CBS Matt Bigler)

San Jose Car Torching Caught On Camera

An East San Jose family woke up in fear early Tuesday morning as both of their cars burst into flames in their driveway. Police suspect it was the work of arsonists after viewing the surveillance video system installed at the home.

05/20/2014

A house burns at the Cocos fire on May 15, 2014 in San Marcos, California. Fire agencies throughout the state are scrambling to prepare for what is expected to be a dangerous year of wildfires in this third year of extreme drought in California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Investigators Look For Arson In San Diego Wildfire Outbreak

With evacuation orders being lifted Friday, investigators worked to determine whether an unusually early and intense outbreak of wildfires in Southern California this week was ignited by something as ordinary as sparks from cars or something as sinister as an arsonist.

05/16/2014

(CBS)

Series Of Fires Near Walnut Creek Park Prompts Arson Investigation

Police and fire investigators are attempting to locate a suspect who started a series of fires near Arbolado Park in Walnut Creek after a fourth arson fire was set there Thursday night.

05/16/2014

A dozen of grass fires that flared up in Novato is believed to the work of an arsonist. (CBS)

Arsonist Likely Set Off Dozen Of Novato Grass Fires

The dozen of grass fires that popped up around Novato since Wednesday are likely the work of an arsonist.

05/16/2014

San Jose Firefighters tweeted this pic of a four alarm fire at the former home of KNTV near a Caltrain station. (Source: San Jose Fire Dept.)

No Human Remains Found Following Fire That Destroyed Old San Jose TV Studio

No human remains were found by arson investigators who searched the charred wreckage of a vacant former television studio used as a shelter by dozens of squatters, a San Jose fire captain said Friday.

04/18/2014

San Jose Firefighters tweeted this pic of a four alarm fire at the former home of KNTV near a Caltrain station. (Source: San Jose Fire Dept.)

Cadaver Dogs Comb San Jose Fire Site In Arson Investigation

Arson investigators with specially trained dogs resumed the search Thursday for possible human remains in the debris of a burned-down building near downtown San Jose.

04/17/2014

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