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  • Arizona Wildfires June 2011 Caught on Video

    06/23/2011 11:31:33 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jun 22, 2011 | by SecureBorderIntel
    Fire-gate, the cover up of who started the Arizona wildfires. Smugglers have exploited environmental restrictions along the border for decades. Arizonans pay the price after smugglers set several wildfires that have burned homes and cost millions of dollars. All of the images in this video were taken after the forest was closed to the public. Smugglers and Illegal Aliens were among the only people in the wilderness. The Department of Homeland Security has failed to provide security for the people of Arizona and beyond.
  • Eli Security Extinguishes Arab Media Arson Libel

    06/14/2011 10:27:39 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/6/11 | Gavriel Queennan
    A group of Arabs and left-wing provocateurs entered the Jewish town of Eli on Tuesday and started several fires, which subsequently spread to their own nearby olive groves. The incident, which occurred Tuesday morning, is not the first in which Arabs from the adjacent village of Karayut have infiltrated Eli's perimeter to commit arson according to security officials who went to investigate the fire. “We saw smoke near our security road shortly after 11:00 and went to investigate,” related a security official from Eli who spoke to Israel National News on condition of anonymity. “At first we saw nothing to...
  • “It’s suspicious” (Another Catholic church torched in California?)

    06/02/2011 8:51:49 PM PDT · by Straight Vermonter · 10 replies ^ | June 1, 2011
    Investigators are looking into a suspicious fire that damaged the sacristy at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in South Sacramento early Monday. “Yeah, fire on the outside of a church at 5:30 in the morning, it’s suspicious,” Sacramento Metro Battalion Chief John Williams told CBS-13 News. Authorities said the fired caused significant damage to the sacristy but the rest of the church was not affected.
  • Family: Man Burned After Prayer Group Dispute

    05/24/2011 6:38:01 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 9 replies
    MyFoxNY ^ | 23 May 2011 | TI-HUA CHANG
    MYFOXNY.COM - Aron Rottenberg is recovering at Westchester Medical Center with burns on 50 percent of his body. The pain is excruciating, his family says. He was burned when he and his son wrestled with a would-be arsonist who on 4 a.m. Sunday had placed flammable rags on Rottenberg's wooden back porch in New Square and tried to light them, according to police. Four hours later, cops arrested Shaul Spitzer, 18, who lives nearby. He had burns on his hands. He was charged with arson, attempted murder, and assault. Rottenberg's wife and daughters were at home sleeping when his son...
  • Man Burned After Prayer Group Dispute

    05/24/2011 5:15:40 AM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Fox NY ^ | 5/23/11
    Aron Rottenberg is recovering at Westchester Medical Center with burns on 50 percent of his body. The pain is excruciating, his family says. He was burned when he and his son wrestled with a would-be arsonist who on 4 a.m. Sunday had placed flammable rags on Rottenberg's wooden back porch in New Square and tried to light them, according to police. Four hours later, cops arrested Shaul Spitzer, 18, who lives nearby. He had burns on his hands. He was charged with arson, attempted murder, and assault. Rottenberg's wife and daughters were at home sleeping when his son saw on...
  • Masked men try to burn mosque

    05/16/2011 2:06:56 PM PDT · by hout8475 · 46 replies
    The Houston Fire Department is investigating an attempted arson at a southwest Houston mosque after masked men allegedly used gasoline to try to ignite the facility early Saturday.
  • LSU student [Isaac Eslava] in custody for flag burning [arson, multiple felony charges]

    05/07/2011 1:31:00 PM PDT · by topher · 10 replies
    An LSU student is now in police custody wanted for damages to the LSU War Memorial and other crimes, according to a spokesman with the school. Isaac Eslava, 23, turned himself into LSU Police Thursday afternoon with the assistance of his attorney. Eslava was arrested for criminal damage to property, arson, theft, resisting an officer and possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • LSU police name suspect in flag burning & theft

    05/05/2011 8:42:18 AM PDT · by topher · 18 replies
    WAFB TV9 ^ | May 5, 2011 | By Heather Mason
    BATON ROUGE, LA (AP) - The LSU Police Department said it is looking for a 23-year-old student accused of burning the American flag and stealing the LSU flag that fly at the LSU War Memorial. An arrest warrant names Isaac Eslava, who holds both US and Colombian citizenship, as a suspect in the case. [Picture of suspect Isaac Eslava
  • Torah Scrolls Torched By Arsonists In Corfu on Passover

    04/21/2011 7:42:33 AM PDT · by knarf · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Free Daily Israel Report | 4/20/2011 | Gavriel Queenann
    While reading something else, I caught this.No mention of whom might be responsable .....
  • Fire engulfs, destroys church in Hacienda Heights [California]

    04/16/2011 12:28:31 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    KABC) ^ | Saturday, April 16, 2011 | Darsha Philips
    A fire engulfed and destroyed a Catholic church in Hacienda Heights along the 1300 block of Turnbull Canyon Road. The blaze broke out at St. John Vianney shortly after midnight on Saturday. The priest, who was asleep in the rectory adjacent to the church, realized the building was on fire when he heard loud popping noises. The church was fully engulfed when fire crews and arson investigators arrived on scene. Authorities said the fire was raging hottest in the auditorium of the church. They said the wooden pew inside the auditorium accelerated the blaze. It took firefighters several hours to...
  • Idle Hands: Leftist Failures and Anti-Catholicism in Spain (Leftists' Arson Attempt on Church)

    04/08/2011 8:07:04 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 6 replies
    The Blog of the Courtier ^ | 04/08/2011 | William Newton
    In the overnight hours of March 22nd-23rd, a group of radical feminists set fire to the historic 18th century church of Saint Vincent in Sarrià, a place which I know well and have written about on my other blog, Catholic Barcelona. The formerly independent village of Sarrià is a pretty, well-to-do neighborhood in the north end of Barcelona, somewhat reminiscent of Georgetown here in DC. Why those responsible chose this particular parish we do not know, though its pastor, Father Manel Valls, is well-known both in Barcelona and throughout Catalonia for being the celebrant of the televised Sunday Mass on...
  • Obama takes time to honor 100th anniv of "Triangle Shirtwaist Factory" fire

    03/24/2011 3:31:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    The White House ^ | 3/24/11 | The White House
    Presidential Proclamation--100th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire On March 25, 1911, a fire spread through the cramped floors of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in lower Manhattan. Flames spread quickly through the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors -- overcrowded, littered with cloth scraps, and containing few buckets of water to douse the flames -- giving the factory workers there little time to escape. When the panicked workers tried to flee, they encountered locked doors and broken fire escapes, and were trapped by long tables and bulky machines. As bystanders watched in horror, young workers began jumping out of the...
  • Israeli 'Muslim Brotherhood' Leader Arrested On Arson Charges (Islamic leader who incites racism)

    03/01/2011 4:51:49 AM PST · by PRePublic · 8 replies
    FSM ^ | ‎Feb 26, 2011‎
    Israeli Muslim Brotherhood Leader Arrested On Arson Charges Family Security Matters - ‎Feb 26, 2011‎ Israel media is reporting on the arrest of Israeli Muslim Brotherhood leader Raed Salah on suspicion of setting forest fires in the south of the country. According to one report: Head of the Islamic Movement's northern branch, Sheikh Raed Salah... In August 2007, Salah was indicted for “inciting racism and violence”
  • Public's help sought in solving 2008 governor's mansion fire in Texas (Know any anarchists?)

    02/20/2011 1:27:38 AM PST · by Libloather · 7 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/17/11
    Public's help sought in solving governor's mansion fire in TexasFebruary 17, 2011 | By the CNN Wire Staff Public safety officials in Texas Thursday released a video of a man throwing a Molotov cocktail at the governor's mansion in 2008, hoping it and a suspect sketch will lead to his identification. The Department of Public Safety and its Texas Rangers division are offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the arson. "We're quite confident someone knows who this suspect is," Steven McCraw, director of public safety, said...
  • Anarchists linked to arson at Governor's Mansion

    02/18/2011 9:10:11 AM PST · by Flightdeck · 15 replies
    Austin Statesman ^ | 2/17/2011 | Mike Ward, Steven Kreytak
    An Austin-based anarchist group whose members were prosecuted for plotting to bomb the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., three years ago has been linked to the unsolved June 2008 arson fire that gutted the Texas Governor's Mansion, officials said Thursday. Steve McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, said that a white Jeep Cherokee photographed by surveillance cameras at the mansion four days before the fire has been "connected to people who were part of that anarchist group." The connection was confirmed about three months ago, he said. The Jeep is believed to have been doing...
  • Another suspicious fire in the Castro {District of San Francisco}

    02/04/2011 12:32:22 PM PST · by SmithL · 11 replies · 1+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/4/11 | Henry K. Lee, Chronicle Staff Writer
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A suspicious fire broke out at a building in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood early today, the fourth such blaze in the area in 24 hours. . . . Police and fire arson investigators are trying to determine whether the blaze is connected to three others that broke out within an hour early Thursday in a two-block area in the Castro. No one has been seriously injured in the fires.
  • Mother 'Killed Children in Fire to Create Drama' After her Lover Cheated

    02/02/2011 11:17:23 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    The Daily Express (UK) ^ | February 1, 2011 | Paul Jeeves
    A JEALOUS mother killed two of her children when she torched the home she shared with her cheating partner, a court heard. Fiona Adams sparked the blaze to “create a drama” after having been left to look after their three young children while her lover was unfaithful, it is alleged. But tragically the fire started in a laundry basket by the “depressed” 23-year-old took a “rapid and devastating” hold, Nottingham Crown Court heard. It swept through the family’s semi-detached home shortly before midnight, killing her daughter Niamh, five, and two-year-old son Cayden. Adams and her eight-month-old son Kiernan escaped when...
  • Arson at Chicago Tea Patriots Christmas Party

    12/15/2010 9:57:21 PM PST · by Springfield Reformer · 48 replies
    Chicago Tea Party Patriots | 12-14-2010 | Catherina Wojtowicz
    Last Friday we held our downtown Christmas Party at Dugan's Irish Pub. We had a great crowd and the bar was filled with Christmas cheer until smoke began to fill the entire venue. At approximately 8 p.m. the Chicago Fire Department were called to the bar to put out what was a very smoked filled bar. After waiting outside for nearly an hour, we were told that the bar was closed for the night and we were asked to gather our belongings. There were four small dynamite looking devices found in the men's bathroom, smoldering in the trash can. The...
  • Is class warfare rhetoric to blame for Massachusetts arson?

    12/14/2010 6:35:45 AM PST · by FredJake · 7 replies · 1+ views ^ | 12/13/2010 | Joe Newby
    The Blaze reports that upscale homes in Massachusetts are being targeted by arsonists with a clear political message. In two incidents, the message “f*** the rich” was found, and "incendiary devices" were discovered in one home set ablaze. As disturbing as these reports are, one aspect is not being examined - the impact of charged political rhetoric used by the left in attacking the compromise deal between the President and the GOP. Liberal Democrats, like Washington's Jim McDermott, have engaged in class warfare in a concerted effort to demonize the plan. McDermott went so far as to call the compromise...
  • Arson suspected in 2 Cape Cod incidents (graffiti left behind condemns wealthy people)

    12/13/2010 10:04:04 AM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies ^ | 12/13/10 | Stewart Bishop
    Arson suspected in 2 Cape Cod incidentsBy Stewart Bishop Globe Correspondent / December 13, 2010 State fire officials are investigating a connection between two separate incidents of arson in two Cape Cod towns, authorities said yesterday. In both instances, someone apparently left messages at the scene condemning wealthy people, officials said. State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan said evidence found at both locations has led investigators to believe they might be connected. “There is some commonality to both incidents,’’ Coan said. “There was offensive graffiti that was written and very visibly displayed at both sites.’’