Damaged caused by a suspected arsonist in San Francisco's Castro. (CBS)

Arsonist Suspected In String Of San Francisco Castro Neighborhood Fires

An arsonist may be on the loose in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood after vehicles were burned early Monday morning.


Sketch of serial arsonist suspected in a string of fires in San Jose.

San Jose Residents Keep Watch For Serial Arsonist

Residents in several San Jose neighborhoods pledge to keep watch through the night as the search continues for a serial arsonist suspected in more than a dozen fires since Wednesday.


Sketch of serial arsonist suspected in a string of fires in San Jose.

Hunt For San Jose Serial Arsonist Intensifies

SJFD Capt. Rob Brown said 11 of 13 fires that broke out in downtown San Jose were intentionally set. They include two that struck early Sunday.


Surveillance video shows the moment the front of the Chinese Consulate burst into flames as well as a van parked out front.

San Francisco Chinese Consulate Arsonist Caught On Surveillance Video

Surveillance video shows an arsonist approach the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco and moments later, the front of the building explodes in flames.


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Woman Arrested In String Of San Jose Arson Fires

Arson investigators in San Jose have arrested a 56-year-old woman in connection with as many as 11 fires that were set in bushes and garbage cans since Sept. 26, a fire captain said.


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Novato Arsonist Sets 15+ Small Fires

Novato police are hunting for an arsonist that set more than 15 small fires between 9 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday.



Suspect In Dozens Of East Bay Dumpster Fires Arrested

A Pittsburg man has been arrested and charged with felony arson for allegedly setting more than 50 fires in eastern Contra Costa County over the past two years, authorities said.