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Old Fire

The woods have a yellow-orange glow as the Old Fire attacks Cedar Glen near the resort of Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino Mountains east of Los Angeles, 29 October 2003. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Grass Valley Woman Gets Reward For Tip That Led To ‘Old Fire’ Arsonist

A Grass Valley woman has received a reward for tipping off authorities to her great-nephew who was later convicted of starting a 2003 wildfire in the Inland Empire.

07/28/2013

A jury has recommended death for 31-year-old Rickie Lee Fowler. He was convicted of starting the Old Fire, which killed five people and burned 1,000 structures and homes. (credit: CBS)

Jury Recommends Death For ‘Old Fire’ Arsonist Convicted Of 5 Murders

A jury recommended death on Friday for an arsonist convicted of murdering five men who died of heart attacks during a wildfire that ripped through Southern California nearly a decade ago.

09/28/2012

Rickie Lee Fowler in 2003. (credit: CBS)

Old Fire Arsonist Convicted Of 5 Murders

A jury Wednesday convicted a man of murdering five people who had fatal heart attacks after he deliberately started a deadly wildfire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2012

Rickie Lee Fowler in 2003. (credit: CBS)

Trial Begins For 2003 Old Fire Arson Suspect

Trial finally begins Monday for the man accused of starting the 2003 Old Fire in San Bernardino County.

07/09/2012

Rickie Lee Fowler in 2003. (credit: CBS)

Accused Arsonist In 2003 Old Fire Sentenced In Jailhouse Sodomy Case

The man accused of setting the 2003 Old Fire, which caused $170 million in property losses and killed five people, was sentenced this week to three life sentences in a jailhouse sodomy case, according to reports.

04/13/2012