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Yakima Police arrest arson suspect

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YAKIMA, Wash.- The man investigators say could be responsible for lighting his own apartment on fire is now in custody. Yakima police arrested Alfredo Perez Sunday.

They believe he started the fire at an apartment complex on Naches Avenue Wednesday. The damages totaled over 50 thousand dollars.

He is in the Yakima County Jail and is now facing first-degree arson charges.