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Fire in Yakima Could be Arson

YAKIMA, Wa - The Yakima Fire Department is investigating a possible arson case.  Fire investigators are calling a fire at a house on the 500 block of North 5th Ave suspicious.  It happened at a little after three in the morning.  Twelve firefighters responded and it took about ten minutes to put the fire out.  They say a police officer on patrol saw the fire first and was able to safely escort the person who lives there from the home.  Total damage is estimated at 20-thousand dollars.