Arson Suspected in Rash of Brush Fires Tuesday in the Lower Valley - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Arson Suspected in Rash of Brush Fires Tuesday in the Lower Valley

Yakima, WA -    Yakima Fire District #5 leaders believe an arsonist is intentionally setting brush fires in the Wapato area.

Firefighters responded to seven different fires early Tuesday morning.

A fire along Annie Moses Road in East Wapato burned 150 acres, just off the interstate.

They say it appears the fires were started with an open flame.

No homes were threatened.

Yakima Fire District #5 leaders are asking anyone who lives in the area to report any suspicious activity.

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