Molotov cocktails blamed in two Sunnyside arsons

Shortly before 1 a.m. today (Tuesday) Sunnyside police raced to a reported arson in the 500 block of Victory Way. Less than 20 minutes later police were called to the 300 block of Spruce Avenue for another reported arson.

According to a press release from the Sunnyside Police Department, both fires were caused by Molotov cocktails and evidence recovered at both scenes link the two acts together.

The residence in the 500 block of Victory Way sustained minimal damage to the front door area. The residence in the 300 block of Spruce Avenue sustained damage to a tarp.

As of press time Sunnyside police didn't have any information on any suspects and the investigation is ongoing.

Citizens with information on either arson are encouraged to call Sunnyside Police Detective Jeff Cunningham at 509-836-6200.


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