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.
A woman remained hospitalized Thursday after an explosion and two-alarm fire at an East San Jose home on Wednesday afternoon left her seriously burned.
Sonoma County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating whether a domestic disturbance call and the later discovery of a naked, burned woman on the side of a road are connected.
Two badly burned occupants managed to escape a structure fire that blazed in their Hercules residence Thursday afternoon, according to Hercules fire officials.
A man and his dog were killed in a house fire in Alameda Saturday, fire officials said.
A woman lost a fortune in antiques Tuesday night after fire ripped through her home near Napa, according to fire officials.
A man was seriously injured early Friday morning when a two-alarm fire broke out in a home in Oakley, according to the East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.