Fireworks Likely Culprit in Pasco Dike Fire
Shortly after 9pm, Benton and Franklin County Marine Patrol units (watercannon-equipped patrol boats) and Pasco Fire crews worked to put out a small, but fast-moving fire on the dike along the Columbia River.
The fire was west of the Blue Bridge, and was likely started by fireworks...
Fireworks Trigger Big Fire Near Horn Rapids, Suspect Identified
Wednesday night fire crews and Benton County Sheriff's deputies responded to a grass fire near the intersection of Harrington and Baker Roads, less than a half mile south of Horn Rapids along Highway 240.
The fire is now believed to have begun because somebody was lighting off fireworks in the a…