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Webster Street garage closed following suspected arson

Original post made on Oct 5, 2021

A fire set in Palo Alto's public parking structure at 520 Webster St. engulfed an unoccupied car on Monday night, prompting the closure of the garage as police and firefighters investigate the incident.

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Posted by S. Underwood
a resident of Crescent Park
on Oct 5, 2021 at 1:55 pm

S. Underwood is a registered user.

Are folks still living there, with police and the city turning a blind eye? I only ask because fires / arson among transients or whatever we're calling 'unhoused' folks these days is a common trend... not trying to judge anyone, and I know it's not PC to say, but it's sadly a thing.

Posted by Julian Guiterrez
a resident of another community
on Oct 6, 2021 at 12:36 pm

Julian Guiterrez is a registered user.

How do you know (or can confirm) that this fire was started by a homeless individual?

Many Crescent Park residents are seemingly out of touch with the real world because they are affluent & only concerned with their own needs and exigencies.