The fire that shut down cross-Bay BART service Thursday may have been intentionally lit, Oakland fire officials said.
The blaze began about 2:18 a.m. in a senior housing project that was under construction. It spread to tracks near the West Oakland BART station.
Oakland Battalion Chief Lisa Baker said a security guard was on the property moments before the fire started. She would not confirm the number of suspects, but said suspicious activity occurred in the area. Read More