A big-rig caught fire Wednesday morning on an Oakland freeway off-ramp, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said.
Several weeks ago, a larger 3-alarm carport fire broke out not too far from the scene of Monday’s car fires, damaging an apartment building. Investigators determined that fires was, in fact, the work of arsonists.
A fire spread from a car to a home’s exterior in San Francisco’s Mission District Friday night, according to San Francisco fire officials.
A 23-year-old man was in critical condition after being shot while driving near Children’s Hospital in Oakland Thursday morning, police said.
Passing motorists who stopped to help a driver who had crashed into a tree and become trapped in her burning car in Orinda Wednesday afternoon put out the fire and likely saved the victim’s life, a spokesman for the Moraga-Orinda Fire District said.
A man accused of killing a Sacramento woman and then burning her body and car in San Francisco’s Lower Haight neighborhood last week pleaded not guilty to murder and arson charges.
San Francisco police have arrested a man suspected of murdering a woman whose body was found in a burned car in the city’s Lower Haight neighborhood early Monday morning.
San Francisco police and fire crews discovered the body of a female in a burned car along the edge of city’s Lower Haight and Western Addition neighborhoods early Monday morning.