High Winds and Fire Destroys Car and Home
A fire driven by high winds destroyed a car and mobile home yesterday afternoon near Toppenish. The Yakima County Sheriff 's Office was first on the scene. A deputy was quickly able to remove the woman who lived in the home and within minutes the fire spread. High winds threatened several other trailers nearby and the occupants were evacuated. The Lower Valley Fire Department was able to contain the fire to the trailer, a small shed next to it and a car.