Police and Fire


Weekend fire results in hospitalized fireman

A Saturday evening barbecue went horribly wrong Memorial Day weekend when a barbecue grill caught a home on fire in the 300 block of Sunnyside’s West Columbia Avenue.

Power pole fire quickly handled

Sunnyside firemen were called out at approximately 9 p.m. last night to deal with a report of a power pole fire at the intersection of 11th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Few issues for Grandview cops

Police in Grandview had a relatively quiet day yesterday (Thursday), despite a complaint about animal noise.

Burglary reported in Sunnyside

Sunnyside police yesterday (Thursday) investigated a burglary reported in the 500 block of Midvale Road at a local business. Items stolen during the incident were not detailed.

Grandview woman arrested after high speed police chase

A Grandview woman was arrested following a high speed police pursuit this past Wednesday afternoon.

Welding tools reported stolen

More than $5,000 worth of welding equipment was reported stolen yesterday morning (Tuesday) from the 800 block of Arms Road near Outlook. The items taken include two tanks, a torch and a cart, according to Yakima County Sheriff deputies.

Quiet day for cops in Grandview

Police in Grandview had a quiet day yesterday (Tuesday), responding to two calls about suspicious activity, a report of a juvenile problem, a noise complaint, a report of a runaway juvenile and two complaints about animal problems.

Car accident victim dies

The State Patrol yesterday, Tuesday, updated an injury accident report from last Friday to note that Jose D. Cortes, 34, of Zillah died this past Sunday as a result of injuries sustained in a collision in the Outlook area.

Three thefts reported in Sunnyside

Since yesterday (Tuesday) three thefts have been reported to Sunnyside police.