A Building Burns. Oakland Suspects Arson.

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Oakland firefighters on scene at Tuesday morning's blaze at an under-construction town home development at West Grand Avenue and Myrtle Street. (Oakland Police Department via Twitter)

A big construction site of new housing went up in flames early Tuesday morning, and people immediately suspected arson. Some Oaklanders say it's motivated by anger against gentrification. The five-alarm fire in West Oakland isn't the first time new construction has burned lately.

Guest: Raquel Maria Dillon, KQED News reporter