Berkeley Police Investigating Arson Involving Shed Near People’s Park
Police are investigating an arson that occurred early this morning
near the University of California at Berkeley’s boiler building.
The fire was reported at 5:12 a.m. as a shed was burning on the
corner of Haste and Bowditch streets on the northeast corner of People’s
The shed was located near the boiler building in the southeast
part of the Anna Head parking lot.
Police said firefighters extinguished the fire, which consumed the
shed and slightly damaged the boiler building.
Police said a witness told them that a male suspect was banging on
the shed shortly before the fire started.