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Wapato Fire Could Be Arson

Wapato, WA - The Yakima County Sheriffs have one person in custody under suspicion of arson.  The fire started around 1:30 Thursday afternoon, at 251 north Brownstown Road.  That's a house on the Yakima Indian Reservation.  Four fire crews responded to the call, and about twenty firefighters worked to put the fire out.  Nobody was in the house when the fire started. The home belongs to Raul Sanchez and his family. It was completely destroyed, as was everything inside of it. The estimated damage is about 110,000 dollars.  Right now, the Sanchez family is being assisted by the Red Cross.