A fire that displaced a woman and her 8-year-old son from their Hayward home early Tuesday morning has been deemed an act of arson, a Hayward Fire Department spokesman said.
A fire that badly damaged a Pleasant Hill nail salon late Sunday night started when some sort of object was thrown through one of the windows of the business, a fire official said.
A Santa Rosa woman was arrested Sunday after allegedly throwing a lighted Molotov cocktail through the window of a neighbor she had been fighting with, according to police.
Three buildings—including two churches—were struck by Molotov cocktails within minutes of each other late Sunday night, a Santa Rosa Fire Department inspector said Monday.
The remnants of a Molotov cocktail were discovered on the scene of a fire in the Eichler Highlands neighborhood of unincorporated San Mateo County, sheriff’s officials said.
Two San Leandro homes were targeted by arsonists using Molotov cocktails early Tuesday morning, police Lt. Jeff Tudor said.