Fire officials say crews assessing the damage from a Northern California wildfire have determined 68 homes were destroyed.
Evacuation orders and advisories were lifted Tuesday for several Sierra Nevada communities once threatened by a raging wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park.
A man was critically injured in an explosion that occurred while he was making hash oil in the bathroom of his Santa Rosa apartment on Tuesday night, a police sergeant said.
Napa police are investigating the death of a man who was found on fire on a pedestrian overpass Tuesday morning.
Two houses were destroyed and a third home damaged by a stubborn early morning fire in Bethel Island Wednesday that took about six hours to extinguish, a fire official said.
A boater was hospitalized in a Northern California burn center after an explosion aboard his 30-foot vessel at an Alameda marina dock.
An elderly woman was critically injured in a fire apparently caused by a cigarette at her home in Hayward on Thursday night, a fire department spokesman said Friday.
Police arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder and arson Monday night in Oakland after he allegedly threw a flammable liquid on a woman and set her on fire Sunday afternoon in San Francisco’s Bayview district.
An Antioch man was arrested on Sunday afternoon after being treated for burns he suffered from an accident while making pipe bombs in his home, police said.
Investigators say a California man splashed gasoline on the mother of his toddler son and set the woman on fire.