Man Suspected Of Starting Holy Fire Makes Bizarre Court AppearanceThe man accused of setting a Southern California forest fire appeared in a jailhouse courtroom Friday and made several outbursts, claiming that his life was being threatened.
Southern California Fire Putting 20K People Under Evacuation Orders May Have Been Set IntentionallyThe Holy Fire started Monday in the Cleveland National Forest and has so far destroyed 12 structures, according to fire authorities.
Arson Blamed For Loss Of Elephant StatueThe moniker for the community of Northlake is “The City of Friendly People,” but not everyone in the town is so kind.
Officials See "Serious Indications" Arson Led To Greece's Deadliest Forest Fire In Decades Frantic relatives headed to the Athens morgue Thursday to seek the fate of loved ones still missing after Greece's deadliest forest fire in decades -- a blaze that Greek authorities said they increasingly suspect resulted from arson.
Police Search For Serial Arsonist Behind Garage FiresPolice say a serial arsonist is lighting garages on fire in the Hegewisch neighborhood.
Police: Woman Dies After Jumping Out Of Building During Arson FireThe Chicago Fire Department says the fire started around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday on the back porch of the four-story apartment building near Clark and Touhy.
Woman Charged With Using Flamethrower To Set Car On Fire, Reporting It StolenA 47-year-old woman faces arson charges after police say she set her car on fire with a flamethrower two weeks ago, and then falsely reported the car stolen.
Police Investigating Arson At Montclare RestaurantThe blaze was extinguished within 20 minutes, Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Walter Schroeder said. No injuries were reported.
Police: Man Poured Gas On Neighbor’s Lawn, Set It On FireDes Plaines police were told that “weeks prior to this incident occurring, the offender and the victim were involved in a verbal dispute.”
Three Charged With Joliet Arson Fire That Killed Two Women And BabyAndy Cerros, 17; Manuel A. Escamilla, 18; and Eric J. Raya, 18, each face six counts of first-degree murder.
Man Heads Back To Prison For Arson ConvictionA former Round Lake Beach man was sentenced to prison after he set fire to the property of someone who was not his intended target.
Man Charged With Arson After Four Suspicious Fires In MidlothianMidlothian police have arrested a man wanted for a series of arsons last week.
Police: 2 Patients Started Fire At Jackson Park HospitalTwo people were arrested for allegedly starting a fire at Jackson Park Hospital Thursday night on the South Side.
Man Goes Free More Than 20 Years After Conviction For Deadly FireAdam Gray said he still has a hard time believing he’s free, after spending more than half his life behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit
Arson Fire Started By Homeless Woman Damages Aurora HomeA “minor” fire started by a homeless woman damaged a west suburban home Tuesday morning in Aurora, authorities said.