One person cited for fireworks after tree, shed catch fire in Kennewick

One person cited for fireworks in Kennewick after tree, shed catch fire

KENNEWICK, Wash. — One person was cited for having fireworks late Sunday night in the City of Kennewick after a tree caught fire and spread to a nearby shed, according to the Kennewick Police Department.

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The Kennewick Police Department and Kennewick Fire Department responded to the fire in the area of S Johnson St. and W 27th Ave. around 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

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Kennewick Police believed the fire started from fireworks, but people in the area denied using them Sunday night.

Police investigated and found several fireworks, which led to them issuing a citation to one person.

No injuries were reported and no residences were damaged.