Arsonist destroys Cadillac valued at $20,000

Monday night, Sunnyside firefighters and police officers responded to a vehicle fire in the 1300 block of South 11th Street in Sunnyside just before 11:20 p.m.

Responding units discovered a 2007 Cadillac CTS that had a fire burning beneath it. It was determined that there was a plastic gas can underneath the vehicle that had been ignited and caused the undercarriage of the vehicle to catch on fire.

No injuries were reported, but vehicle loss was estimated at $20,000.

Anyone with information pertaining to this arson is encouraged to call the Sunnyside Police Department at 509-836-6200.

Firefighters also extinguished a dumpster fire in the 1300 block of Yakima Valley Highway yesterday. The call came in just after 9 p.m.


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