Authorities in Washington State are investigating a fire that badly damaged several semi trucks on Sunday.
The fire started shortly after midnight early Sunday morning in a fenced-in parking lot at 11400 Steele Street South in Parkland, Washington.
#Update – #Parkland Fire. @PierceSheriff confirms that they are assisting the Pierce County Fire Marshal’s office with a weekend fire that destroyed 9 Semi-Trucks. Investigators found indications that the fire was intentionally set. pic.twitter.com/uDRIgOoTgB
— South Sound News (@southsoundnews) January 23, 2023
By the time that Central Pierce Fire and Rescue arrived on scene, several semi trucks in the lot were on fire.
No injuries were reported.
It took crews about 20 minutes to extinguish the fire.
Nine semi trucks were destroyed.
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office told local outlet Kiro7 that the fire is deemed suspicious and arson is being investigated as a cause.