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.
12-Year-Old Arrested For Setting Fires In Tinder-Dry Berkeley HillsA 12-year-old girl has been arrested after four separate fires were intentionally set Friday in a heavily wooded area near the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, authorities said.
Police Arrest 2 Juveniles For Fireworks Starting Fire Near Diablo Valley CollegePleasant Hill police arrested two juveniles Wednesday in connection to a grass fire near Diablo Valley College, believed to be started by illegal fireworks.
Suspect Arrested in Connection with Weekend Brush Fires On Antioch Walking TrailAuthorities in the East Bay arrested a 21-year-old man suspected of setting small fires late Saturday along an Antioch walking trail.
Parishioners of Burned Concord Church Stay Committed to Helping HomelessContra Costa Fire investigators say a fire on Thursday, May 13, that destroyed a Concord church building may have been started by a homeless individual seeking shelter in a crawl space under the structure.
Fire Investigation at Burned-Out Concord Church Indicates Blaze Sparked by Human ActivityInvestigators with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said late Friday a two-alarm fire that left church badly damaged a day earlier originated from underneath a crawlspace and was caused by human activity.
Fire at Redwood City Record Store Deemed SuspiciousA fire that burned up a record store in Redwood City Wednesday was deemed suspicious by local police, who said they’re investigating the incident as possible arson.
Woman Arrested In Redwood City Church ArsonA woman was arrested Tuesday as a suspect in an arson fire at a Redwood City church last week, authorities said Tuesday.
Suspect in Sausalito Carjacking, Arson ArrestedA 33-year-old San Francisco man was arrested Thursday evening in connection with a carjacking and arson case in Sausalito last weekend
Suspect Sought After Carjacking, Arson In SausalitoA person of interest was being sought after a carjacking and arson in Sausalito on Sunday.
Father, Child Die In Early Morning Oakland Fire; Deaths Being Investigated As HomicidesThe deaths of a father and child, killed in a suspicious Oakland residential fire early Saturday, were being investigated as homicides and may be linked to another homicide and other crimes, authorities said.
Arson Suspected In Antioch Grass Fire Near Kaiser Medical Center; Suspect SoughtArson is suspected as the cause of a Thursday night grass fire that burned about five acres south of the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Antioch, according to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials.
Asian American Attacks: Vandal Tries To Start Fire At Oakland Asian Bakery, Possible Hate CrimeOwners of an Asian bakery in Oakland say a vandal tried to burn down their shop early Thursday morning.