Arson

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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Firefighters discuss plans while battling the Carr Fire in Shasta, Calif., on Thursday, July 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 27, 2018 - 2:00 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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A neighborhood man talks with police who lined up around a Gas Mart at 5745 Delmar Boulevard, Thursday, July 26, 2018 in St. Louis, Mo. The gas station has been the scene of protests after a woman was kicked by two workers from the gas station. andals have damaged a St. Louis gas station where a black woman was allegedly kicked by employees during an altercation caught on video. Police say the Gas Mart store was ransacked Wednesday night, and that a nearby car was set on fire. No injuries have been reported, and no arrests have been made. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
July 26, 2018 - 6:51 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vandals damaged a St. Louis gas station where a black woman was allegedly kicked by two white employees during an altercation caught on video, prompting a tense standoff Thursday between police and protesters at the store. The Gas Mart store was ransacked Wednesday night, and a...
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A neighborhood man talks with police who lined up around a Gas Mart at 5745 Delmar Boulevard, Thursday, July 26, 2018 in St. Louis, Mo. The gas station has been the scene of protests after a woman was kicked by two workers from the gas station. andals have damaged a St. Louis gas station where a black woman was allegedly kicked by employees during an altercation caught on video. Police say the Gas Mart store was ransacked Wednesday night, and that a nearby car was set on fire. No injuries have been reported, and no arrests have been made. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
July 26, 2018 - 6:49 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vandals damaged a St. Louis gas station where a black woman was allegedly kicked by two white employees during an altercation caught on video, prompting a tense standoff Thursday between police and protesters at the store. The Gas Mart store was ransacked Wednesday night, and a...
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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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A firefighter hoses down hot spots along Highway 243 on Thursday, July 26, 2018, near Idyllwild, Calif. A fast-moving wildfire tore through trees, burned several homes and forced evacuation orders for an entire mountain town as California sweltered under a heat wave and battled ferocious fires at both ends of the state. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 26, 2018 - 3:24 pm
IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) — Fire stoked by hot and windy weather raged through a forest in far northern California on Thursday. In mountain communities east of Los Angeles, calmer conditions aided firefighters on the lines of a suspected arson wildfire that forced thousands of people to flee...
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Wildfire smoke covers the landscape Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Idyllwild, Calif. A fast-moving wildfire tore through trees, burned several homes and forced evacuation orders for an entire mountain town as California sweltered under a heat wave and battled ferocious fires at both ends of the state. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 26, 2018 - 2:42 pm
IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) — Fire stoked by hot and windy weather raged through a forest in far northern California on Thursday. while calmer conditions aided firefighters on the lines of a suspected arson wildfire that forced thousands of people to flee mountain communities east of Los Angeles. New...
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Wildfire smoke covers the landscape Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Idyllwild, Calif. A fast-moving wildfire tore through trees, burned several homes and forced evacuation orders for an entire mountain town as California sweltered under a heat wave and battled ferocious fires at both ends of the state. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 26, 2018 - 1:28 pm
IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) — Calm conditions aided firefighters early Thursday on the lines of a suspected arson wildfire that forced thousands of people to flee mountain communities east of Los Angeles, while in a far northern region of California firefighters battled a week-long blaze that suddenly...
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Smoke from the Cranston Fire clouds the skies over Highway 243, south of Idyllwild, Calif., Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Authorities ordered residents to leave Idyllwild, home to about 12,000 people, and surrounding forest communities in the San Jacinto Mountains east of Los Angeles. (Richard Lui/The Desert Sun via AP )
July 26, 2018 - 2:38 am
IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire — believed to have been sparked by arson — tore through trees, burned five homes and forced evacuation orders for an entire forest town as California sweltered under a heat wave and battled ferocious fires at both ends of the state. The so-called...
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The flag on the Acropolis hill flies at half-staff in Athens, Wednesday, July 25, 2018 after three days of national mourning declared for the victims of the deadly fires in Greece. Rescue crews were searching Wednesday through charred homes and cars for those still missing after the deadliest wildfires to hit Greece in decades decimated seaside areas near Athens, killing at least 79 people and sending thousands fleeing. (AP Photo/Theodora Tongas)
July 25, 2018 - 5:25 pm
MATI, Greece (AP) — Rescuers intensified a grim house-to-house search Wednesday for more casualties from a deadly forest fire outside Athens, as the country's military said it was using footage from U.S. combat drones and surveillance aircraft to try to determine whether arsonists were behind the...
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