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Walla Walla Man Charged with Cooking Meth

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WALLA WALLA, Wash. -- The man who survived a motor home fire in Walla Walla that killed three women has been charged with the methamphetamine cooking operation that apparently started the fire.

The 41-year-old Walla Walla man, Jared  Allen, was arrested Saturday and jailed in Pendleton. If convicted of manufacturing methamphetamine, Allen would face a standard prison sentence of about nine years.

Allen escaped through a rear window and was treated for injuries to his hands and face. The fire on Feb. 25 killed his 19-year-old daughter Shanda Lee Allen, a 20-year-old Annabel Nicole Bautista (from the Tri-Cities), and 30-year-old Christine Thompson, the stepgranddaughter of the RV owner.