One person was injured in a Dumpster fire in San Francisco’s Mission District Tuesday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.
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.
A serial arsonist plaguing a West San Jose neighborhood with trash bin fires since September apparently caused another dumpster fire on Thursday night, fire officials said.
Yet another trash bin was set ablaze in West San Jose, just hours after firefighters canvassed the area Wednesday to identify a serial arsonist suspected of igniting several other trash bins and starting a couple of grass fires since September.
Novato police are hunting for an arsonist that set more than 15 small fires between 9 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday.
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.
San Francisco police were asking for the public’s help Friday in solving the killing of a man whose body was found in a recycling bin at the city’s Buena Vista Park earlier this month.
A shelter-in-place order was lifted late Thursday morning for a Santa Rosa neighborhood where a fire burned a pile of debris that included a leaking gas cylinder, officials said.
Firefighters arrived at the scene and found smoke pouring from inside the street-level parking structure, according to McCracken.
The SPCA for Monterey County is offering a reward for information leading to a man suspected of abandoning a dog Monday, near a fast food restaurant in King City.