Articles Tagged With ‘Arson’




SLO fire burns homeless woman’s belongings

A homeless woman who was sleeping on the property of a San Luis Obispo Vons awoke late Tuesday night to find her belongings on fire. The blaze destroyed her possessions, San Luis Obispo Battalion Chief Bob Bisson said. At about... (Continue reading)

RV destroyed in suspected arson fire

An RV on Horizon Lane in San Luis Obispo was completely destroyed Saturday night by a another suspected arson fire. Shortly before 9:40 p.m., an arsonist is suspected of throwing a bucket of gasoline through the window of the RV... (Continue reading)

SLO officers make arson arrest

Police arrested a man for setting a fire in San Luis Obispo on Monday. Officers have yet to determine, though, whether the man is responsible for more than 40 unsolved fires in the city that investigators say were intentionally set.... (Continue reading)

Molotov cocktail allegedly thrown at California mosque

Investigators believe unidentified people threw a Molotov cocktail at a Northern California mosque over the weekend. The incident triggered a fire late Friday or early Saturday at the Tracy Islamic Center. [Sac Bee] San Joaquin County sheriff’s officials say they... (Continue reading)

Report a SLO arsonist, win $1,000

With financial backing from Crime Stoppers, the San Luis Obispo Police Department is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a serial arsonist or arsonists. San Luis Obispo firefighters and... (Continue reading)

Man arrested on suspicion of arson at mosque

A 23-year-old man was arrested late Friday in connection with a hate crime at a mosque in Riverside County. Friday afternoon, a fire was reported at the Islamic Center of Palm Springs in the front lobby of a small building.... (Continue reading)

6 suspected arson fires in San Luis Obispo

Investigators suspect a serial arsonist started a series of six small grass fires in San Luis Obispo Tuesday evening.[KSBY] Shortly after 10 p.m., firefighters responded to two small vegetation fires in the creek area near the intersection of Meinecke Avenue... (Continue reading)

Arsonists set fire to California Planned Parenthood

Arsonists used gasoline to set fire to a Thousand Oaks Planned Parenthood office Wednesday night, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. [LA Times] At about 11:30 p.m., a fire alarm sounded at the Planned Parenthood office in the 1200... (Continue reading)

Atascadero brush fire possibly started by arsonist

Atascadero’s arson unit is investigating a small brush fire that broke out on Pine Mountain Wednesday evening. [Tribune] The fire occurred on the eastern slope of the mountain near frequented hiking and mountain bike trails. The blaze burned an area... (Continue reading)

This vehicle is suspected of sparking Cuesta Fire

Cal Fire has released a photo of a truck that is suspected of causing the Cuesta Fire. The photo, which was taken in an Arroyo Grande parking lot, shows a white pickup truck with an RV and a Volkswagen Beetle... (Continue reading)