Fawn Fire: All Evacuations Lifted As Containment Reaches 75%Officials battling the Fawn Fire in Northern California have lifted all evacuation orders after crews made great progress corralling a wildfire that was started by a woman last week and has destroyed dozens of homes near Shasta Lake, authorities said Wednesday.
Update: Fawn Fire Near Redding Grows To 7,500 Acres Overnight; Firefighters Look To Cooler WeatherThe Fawn Fire burning north of Redding grew to more than 7,500 acres overnight, as firefighters look to cooler weather in the coming days to help in their efforts, officials said Saturday morning.
Wildcat Canyon Park Visitors Extinguish Grass Fire, Report Suspected Arsonist to PoliceQuick-thinking park visitors extinguished a small grass fire using their bottled water and reported a suspected arsonist Friday morning at Wildcat Canyon Regional Park near Richmond, authorities said.
Arson Suspect Arrested For Allegedly Igniting Destructive Hopkins FireA 20-year-old Ukiah man was in custody Wednesday after his arrest for igniting the Hopkins Fire, which destroyed several homes in the Black Oak Estates neighborhood of the unincorporated Mendocino County community of Calpella over the weekend.
Santa Rosa Good Samaritans Surround Arson Suspect Until Police ArriveA person who saw a man set a fire in a field next to a Santa Rosa shopping center Saturday morning was joined by several others who were nearby to surround and detain the suspect until police arrived.
Crews Fighting Several Suspected Arson Fires In HealdsburgCrews were were busy battling several suspicious brush fires in and around Healdsburg Monday night. There were reports of as many as eight blazes burning just before 9 p.m.
Man Accused Of Setting Fire Inside Martinez StarbucksMartinez police arrested a man suspected of setting fire to a Starbucks coffee shop on Monday.
Former Sonoma State Criminal Justice Professor Accused Of Setting Fires Near Dixie FireA man who taught criminal justice at Sonoma State University is accused of setting fires around the Dixie fire and in Shasta County.
Contra Costa Fire Investigators Arrest 2 For Arson, Cite 14 For Fireworks Violations In JulyThe Contra Costa County Fire Protection District announced arson arrests and more than a dozen fireworks citations following a busy July for fire investigators.
Man Arrested In Overnight Car Fires In PittsburgAuthorities in Pittsburg have arrested a man on suspicion of arson after several cars were set on fire at a dealership and a neighboring restaurant early Tuesday morning.
East Bay Neighborhood Frustrated After Providing Video of Alleged Arson SuspectWaking up in the middle of the night to flames outside your window is scary enough. But imagine knowing that the person suspected of setting fire to the house next door could still be prowling the neighborhood.