Arson

Man arrested on arson charges for starting fire at Foods Co.

A man was arrested Monday on multiple arson charges after he reportedly…

Man throws Molotov cocktail into Potrero Hill residence

A man broke two windows and threw a Molotov cocktail into a…

Arson suspected in blaze at Redwood City facility

Police and fire investigators agree that a blaze at a metal recycling…

Woman arrested on arson charges in Yerba Buena Gardens fires

A woman was arrested on arson charges after she reportedly started a…

John Moore/Getty Images file photoA Zipcar was set ablaze in a Mission district parking lot Monday night.

Police, fire department investigating possible arson of Zipcar

San Francisco police and fire officials are investigating a possible arson of…

John Moore/Getty Images file photoA Zipcar was set ablaze in a Mission district parking lot Monday night.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe FBI said it has made an arrest in the arson at the Chinese Consulate.

Arrest made in Chinese Consulate fire in San Francisco

The FBI said Monday it has made an arrest in a fire…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe FBI said it has made an arrest in the arson at the Chinese Consulate.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA man looks at the burned out doorway of the Chinese Consulate Thursday morning. Federal officials are leading an arson investigation while consulate workers say surveillance footage showed a person pouring the contents of two buckets on the front of the building and setting it on fire.

FBI: SF Chinese Consulate fire set intentionally

Federal officials said Thursday a fire at the Chinese Consulate in San…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA man looks at the burned out doorway of the Chinese Consulate Thursday morning. Federal officials are leading an arson investigation while consulate workers say surveillance footage showed a person pouring the contents of two buckets on the front of the building and setting it on fire.
Getty Images file photo | Clip artA man was arrested Monday for reportedly lighting another man's mattress on fire and assaulting that man with a rather large rock.

Man arrested for arson, assault with boulder

He went from holding a rock to a hard place: jail. A…

Getty Images file photo | Clip artA man was arrested Monday for reportedly lighting another man's mattress on fire and assaulting that man with a rather large rock.
AP Photo/Appeal-Democrat

California DA investigated in arson will retire

His unusual involvement in a lowly arson case aroused suspicions and revealed…

AP Photo/Appeal-Democrat
Getty Images file photo | Clip artA woman was arrested after allegedly starting a fire in Duboce Triangle on Monday.

Woman charged with arson after reportedly lighting Duboce Triangle-area fire

A woman was arrested on arson charges in the Duboce Triangle area…

Getty Images file photo | Clip artA woman was arrested after allegedly starting a fire in Duboce Triangle on Monday.
AP Photo/Nick UtFire burns a ridge a half-mile the rural community of Lake Hughes in northern Los Angeles County. Calif.

Man charged with 9 Calif. arson fires since 2011

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- A man was charged Wednesday with setting nine arson…

AP Photo/Nick UtFire burns a ridge a half-mile the rural community of Lake Hughes in northern Los Angeles County. Calif.

South City police search for masked vandal who lit car on fire

South San Francisco police are hunting for a person who smashed the…

Dexter Oliver.

S.F. woman allegedly burned by boyfriend still critical but expected to survive

The woman doused with gasoline and set on fire by her angry…

Dexter Oliver.
A man in the Excelsior district was setting fires in his own home

Man allegedly starts fires in own house, lies about it

Nothing to see here, folks — except for a half-dozen fires. A…

A man in the Excelsior district was setting fires in his own home
Two bizarre arsons

Shootings, fire on calm Fourth of July

Fireworks lit up the night during Fourth of July celebrations in San…

Two bizarre arsons
Courtesy PhotoDouglas Kinder

Castro arson suspect may be linked to series of fires

Arson investigators are looking into whether a mentally ill homeless man who…

Courtesy PhotoDouglas Kinder
Godofredo Vasquez/Special to the S.F. ExaminerThe blaze

Arson suspected in Oakland fire that caused transit disruption across Bay Area

The fire that shut down cross-Bay BART service Thursday may have been…

Godofredo Vasquez/Special to the S.F. ExaminerThe blaze

Arsonist sets pamphlets ablaze in SF library room for blind, print disabled

A man set fire to a stack of pamphlets in San Francisco’s…

Arson suspected in small fire

A person was detained Monday night for possibly setting a small fire…

Mad bomber attacks car with Molotov cocktail in Merced Heights

A car went up in flames in San Francisco’s Merced Heights neighborhood…