Fire Crews Investigate Three Suspicious Fires in Yakima
YAKIMA, Wa.- Fire crews investigate three suspicious fires in Yakima over the weekend. The first, on Scenic Drive. It happened just after midnight Saturday near 46th avenue and Scenic Drive. Fire crews say a forty foot by forty foot shrub was on fire there, threatening a nearby home.
While crews were working to put that fire out, another shrub fire was reported just a couple blocks down near 58th avenue and Scenic Drive. Crews were able to get both fires under control within about 20 minutes. Both fires caused about $15,000 dollars worth of damage.
The third suspicious fire in Yakima happened just after 5 o'clock Sunday morning at a warehouse on the 1400 block of Gordon Road. Fire crews say about 1800 wooden bins were on fire there, causing about $15,000 worth of damage. Luckily crews were able to get the fire under control within about 45 minutes. 21 firefighters helped fight the fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation tonight, but it's being labeled suspicious.
If you have any information on any of these three suspicious fires, call 911.