Firefighters from the Selah Fire Department are investigating the cause of a fatal fire reported at about 6:20 p.m. Sunday in which a former Yakima Police officer was killed. The body of 66-year-old retired Sgt. Mark Peck was found inside the living room of the home in the 1200 block of Pomona Road. Firefighters say the home was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived. Damage is estimated at $140,000.
Firefighters from Selah and the Yakima Training Center were at the scene of the fire on Sunday.
Yakima Police say Peck retired in 2002 after 27 years with the department.