Firefighters were called to multiple fires throughout Contra Costa County on Friday night as many Fourth of July celebrations were in full swing.
San Francisco police arrested a suspect Wednesday night in a series of arsons that have occurred in the South of Market neighborhood this month, according to a spokesman.
Police and fire investigators are attempting to locate a suspect who started a series of fires near Arbolado Park in Walnut Creek after a fourth arson fire was set there Thursday night.
The East Oakland apartment complex where a man was found dead in a suspicious fire early Saturday morning was also the site of a Feb. 7 home invasion robbery where an elderly woman was found dead, a police spokeswoman said. Neighbors believe the man killed Saturday was her nephew.
A home in San Jose’s East Foothills is unlivable after a suspicious two-alarm blaze caused major damage to the structure Friday night.
Firefighters were investigating a suspected arson fire that ended in significant damage to an Antioch home Saturday afternoon and one arrest.
A San Jose family is looking for answers about a fire that occurred at their Willow Glen home Wednesday morning, a day after someone smeared paint on their daughter’s car.
Fire personnel were looking into a suspicious one-alarm fire at a restaurant in Downtown Alameda.
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.