Sunshine Motel Fire Suspect Facing Charges
A woman who was arrested after Friday's fire at the Sunshine Motel on North First Street faces an arson charge in Yakima County Superior Court this week.
29-year-old Alexis Ortez is being held in the Yakima County jail. Investigators say the fire caused more than $100,000 in damage.
Ortez is expected to make an appearance in front of a judge this week on assault and malicious mischief charges.
Investigators say Ortez started the fire in the dumpster that spread to the motel where several units were burned. No one was injured. The motel remains open Today.