Arson

In this image made from a video provided by WABC firefighters battle a fatal fire on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Colts Neck, N.J. The Monmouth County prosecutor's office says the fire has taken multiple victims. (WABC via AP)
November 20, 2018 - 7:38 pm
COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — Two children and two adults were found dead Tuesday at a burning mansion that was intentionally set ablaze in an upscale community near the New Jersey shore, officials said. One of the owners of the home is a technology CEO with a relative whose home also caught fire Tuesday...
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October 09, 2018 - 2:45 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A news outlet linked to a Russian multimillionaire accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has reportedly been hit by an arson attack. St. Petersburg restaurateur Yevgeny Prigozh is believed to control a media empire that includes a "troll farm" whose members were...
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Smoke rises from a hill in Calci, near Pisa, Italy, Tuesday Sept. 25, 2018. A huge fire on Monte Serra area has forced the evacuation of hundreds of people from their villages in Tuscany region. (Gabriele Masiero/Ansa via AP)
September 25, 2018 - 8:28 am
ROME (AP) — Italian emergency authorities say a suspected arson fire in the countryside near Pisa has forced at least 700 people to flee their homes and has ravaged some 600 hectares (nearly 1,500 acres). Tuscany Gov. Enrico Rossi told reporters Tuesday that arson was suspected and authorities were...
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September 12, 2018 - 11:52 am
BEIJING (AP) — An SUV crashed into a crowd at a public square in central China on Wednesday evening, killing at least three people and injuring more than 40 others, an official Chinese newspaper said. Police have arrested the suspected driver of a red SUV that plowed into a large group of people at...
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A man holds a national flag while protesters burn the municipal complex during protests demanding better public services and jobs in Basra, 340 miles (550 km) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)
September 06, 2018 - 3:01 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi protesters stormed and set fire to a provincial government building in the southern city of Basra, despite a curfew imposed by authorities Thursday to try and quell demonstrations against poor public services and unemployment that have turned violent. Three protesters were shot...
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A fire rages as motorists travel on Interstate 5 near Lake Shasta, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (Jerri Tubbs via AP)
September 06, 2018 - 1:04 am
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Both directions of a major highway connecting California and Oregon were closed and evacuations were ordered Wednesday when a fast-moving wildfire swept through a wilderness area. The blaze in Shasta County was reported during the afternoon and within hours had charred nearly...
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In this Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, photo Marcos Contreras, 15, and his sister Amber Ayala, look at photos of their siblings that were killed in a fire in Chicago. Several people were killed in the fire including multiple children. (Abel Uribe/Chicago Tribune via AP)
August 28, 2018 - 4:33 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The deadliest residential fire in years in Chicago claimed its tenth and final victim on Tuesday, as a 14-year-old boy who barely survived the blaze died at a hospital. Although authorities initially believed that two of the people killed by the pre-dawn Sunday fire at a Southwest...
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Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Masked youth torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who on Tuesday spoke of an "extremely organized" night of vandalism. (Adam Ihse/TT via AP)
August 15, 2018 - 5:50 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man suspected of arson in connection with dozens of car fires in Goteborg, Sweden's second largest city, has been arrested in Turkey, police said Wednesday. About 80 cars were set ablaze in the night from Monday to Tuesday, chiefly in Goteborg, and nearby Trollhattan,...
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Firefighters discuss plans while battling the Carr Fire in Shasta, Calif., on Thursday, July 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 27, 2018 - 5:10 am
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 10:40 p.m. A fire official says an explosive wildfire in Northern California has killed a bulldozer operator as he fought to contain the blaze and injured three firefighters. Cal Fire spokesman Scott McLean says the Carr...
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This Wednesday, July 25, 2018 aerial photo shows burnt houses and trees following a wildfire in Mati, east of Athens. Frantic relatives searching for loved ones missing in Greece's deadliest forest fire in decades headed to Athens' morgue on Thursday, July 26, 2018 as rescue crews and volunteers continued searches on land and at sea for potential further victims. (Antonis Nikolopoulos/Eurokinissi via AP)
July 26, 2018 - 5:24 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities said Wednesday there were serious indications that a deadly wildfire that gutted a vacation resort near Athens was started deliberately, while experts warned that the devastated coastal town had been built like a "fire trap," with poor safety standards and...
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