Pyromaniac Busy in Oakland

Issue 1 and Volume 83.

Pyromaniac Busy in Oakland An intensive search has started for a pyromaniac in Oakland. Cal., who set fire to Fremont High School, the oldest educational unit in the city, and who a few hours later attempted to burn the Lockwood Junior High School by means of a bomb. The incendiary is believed to be the same whose activities have reduced to ashes a dozen schools, churches and public buildings in Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake and Suisun Counties in the past few months. Although he was seen in the act of throwing a fire bomb which set fire to the steps of the Lockwood school last night, darkness concealed his features, and authorities were without a clue to his identity. A San Leandro fireman returning to his home from the Fremont High School fire saw a blue sedan draw up to the curb in front of the Lockwood school, and the driver…

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