Arson Behind Mission Fires? Supervisor Speculates, Fire Chief Disagrees
The city supervisor alleged the fires might be the work of arsonists in an op-ed in the San Francisco Examiner. Campos previously noted fires could benefit landlords who can clear the ruins and sell the land to developers, Curbed reported.
S.F. fire chief Joanne Hayes-White notes homes in Mission are old, packed beyond their original design and therefore more prone to fire. Older wiring can heighten the hazard. [Curbed]