People love to argue that climate change isn’t the only thing behind massive fires. And they’re right. There are other factors, including Gary Maynard. “Firefighters battling the Dixie Fire have also been facing a second enemy: a serial arsonist who went on a spree of setting fires in July and August — and who sought to trap fire crews with his fires, according to agents from the U.S. Forest Service. They allege former college professor Gary Maynard is the culprit, citing their tracking of his movements and other evidence. ‘Where Maynard went, fires started. Not just once, but over and over again.'”