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Suspected Arsonist Makes Appearence In Court
A suspected arsonist accused of setting five fires in White Swan made his first appearance in court on May 29 wtih bail set at $1 million. Accoding to our news partner KIMA Action News, Yakima County deputies arrested Roy Carrizal last week after following tips from White Swan residents...
Another Suspicious Fire In The Lower Valley
Officials from Fire District Five in the Lower Valley say they battled a large haystack fire west of Mabton May 22 and May 23. The arson fire burned 750 bales of straw and caused a loss of nearly $32,000. Firefighters did save a majority of the hay bales in a stack near the bales of s…
Fifth Arson Fire In White Swan
Yakima County Fire officials responded to a fire at 260 A Street on May 13. It is the fifth case of arson in the last two weeks. Yakima County Fire officials say they believe this fire is related to the local string of arson cases. The cost is estimated near $20,000 with the majo…
Arson Awareness Week
National Arson Awareness Week is being observed May 6 to May 12. This year's theme is Prevent Youth Firesetting.
According to Federal Emergency Management Agency Regional Administrator Ken Murphy, we all need to join in a collaborative effort with fire and emergency service departments...