Clayton Man Arrested For Allegedly Starting Several BrushfiresA 21-year-old Clayton man has been arrested for allegedly setting a series of fires along a walking trail in the East Bay city, authorities announced Friday.
Officials Say Arson Suspect Attended High School Reunion After Setting Milpitas FiresA friend of the man accused of setting at least a dozen fires in Milpitas said Friday he believes he did it because of the loss of his wife.
Police: Alleged 68-Year-Old Arsonist Flew From Missouri To Set South Bay Fires A 68-year-old Missouri man allegedly traveled to the San Francisco Bay Area and then set six arson fires including a blaze that charred 128 acres near the Calaveras Reservoir last weekend, authorities said.
Eviction Notice May Be Linked To Fatal Fire At Adult Sex Shop In San JoseArson investigators say they believe the fire that killed one man and injured four firefighters at an adult novelty shop in downtown San Jose Sunday night was likely intentionally set.
Police: Homeless Woman Admits Starting Fire At Campbell Pet StoreA suspect has been arrested in the arson fire that damaged a popular pet store in Campbell.
Drunken Man Burning American Flag Ignites House Fire In American CanyonA man who was allegedly intoxicated and attempting to burn an American flag in a driveway, ignited a blaze that heavily damaged an American Canyon home Wednesday night.
Woman Suffers Severe Burns In Suspicious El Cerrito FirePolice in El Cerrito and Richmond are investigating several suspicious fires reported this week including a vehicle fire that injured a woman, the El Cerrito Police Department said Wednesday.
Arsonist Gets 27-Year Prison Sentence For Starting 2017 Bear Fire In Santa Cruz MountainsA Northern California man convicted of intentionally starting a 2017 Bear Fire in the Santa Cruz mountains that destroyed two homes and injured 13 firefighters has been sentenced to 27 years in prison.
Dublin Arson Suspect Arrested After Police ChaseA man suspected of setting a series of overnight arson fires in Dublin, including a warehouse blaze, was captured early Friday after a police chase.
Daly City Uber Office Fire Investigated As Arson; 1 Person DetainedA man is in custody on suspicion of arson after a fire at an Uber office building in Daly City.
Suspected Arsonist Arrested After Pleasant Hill FiresA suspected arsonist was arrested Sunday afternoon after allegedly setting one fire outside a commercial business and trying to set a second one nearby, police and fire officials said.
Suspects Arrested In Downtown San Mateo Garbage Can FiresTwo San Mateo men have been arrested in connection with suspicious garbage bin fires set early Thursday in downtown San Mateo, authorities said Friday.
Arson Suspects Sought In Fire That Threatened Downtown San Mateo BuildingPolice in San Mateo are asking for help identifying two people seen in an alley where burning garbage cans threatened a building early Thursday morning.
Alleged Gang Member Appears In Court In San Mateo Arson Murder CaseA 26-year-old alleged gang member made his initial court appearance Tuesday to face murder and arson charges for setting a fire last week at a San Mateo home that targeted gang rivals but ended up killing an 85-year-old woman, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Gang Member Arrested In Arson Attack That Killed 85-Year-Old GrandmotherA suspect has been arrested in East Palo Alto in connection with an early morning gang-related arson attack that left an 85-year-old grandmother dead, authorities said.