Cowiche Canyon Road fire investigated as arson

Cowiche Canyon Road fire investigated as arson

Officials are investigating an arson on Cowiche Canyon Road.

The fire started Wednesday and burned 40 acres, destroying an old shop.

Firefighters said four witnesses reported seeing someone through a lit firework out of the window of a moving car.

Officials were able to confirm it after finding the discharges of a ground bloom flower where the fire started.

Now, they are trying to find out who that person is and are asking anyone with information to call them at 509-575-6060.

They also want to remind you that the use and sale of fireworks is prohibited in Yakima County.

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