Corvallis, Oregon, police say two juveniles who had been smoking marijuana in a park have been charged for what prosecutors say were their roles in starting a Sept. 5 fire that burned 86 acres of public and private land
Johnson, of Warm Springs, pleaded guilty in May to one count of starting brush and timber on fire. As she was riding in a car with two little brothers in July 2013, she lit a small firework and threw it out the window, where it ignited brush, court records say.
A reward for information about who’s responsible for a 10-square-mile, human-caused wildfire near Bend has grown to $26,500 after a suspicious blaze broke out nearby on Tuesday in an area closed to the public.
A Puyallup, Wash., woman whose house burned a day before her hospitalized infant daughter died has been charged with first-degree arson and presenting false insurance claims.
A man charged in the beating death of a priest in the Northern California city of Eureka tried to blow up a rectory by turning on the gas from a stove and leaving behind a lit cigar, police said in court documents obtained Wednesday.
Investigators say they don’t know exactly what caused a house fire that killed five people Sunday in Eastern Oregon, but it wasn’t arson caused by an accelerant or an accident in a drug lab.
A Graham woman is taking credit for putting her ex-husband behind bars with a little help from Facebook.
Graffiti referencing the Trayvon Martin case was found at a Seattle restaurant that was set on fire by an arsonist.
Investigators say a fire that significantly damaged one unit of an apartment building in the Seattle suburb of SeaTac was intentionally set.
Anchorage fire and police officials say a fire that extensively damaged a three-story apartment building, injuring two people and displacing more than two dozen, was intentionally set. A 41-year-old woman has been arrested.