UPDATE: City offers $10,000 for help finding school arsonist


Last updated 5/17/2017 at Noon

Fiber optic cables inside this metal utility box outside Columbia Elementary School were burned when someone set fire to portable toilet Saturday night, May 14.

UPDATE (Friday, May 19)

The city of Mukilteo is offering $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of whoever set fire to a portable toilet at Columbia Elementary School on May 14.

The Saturday night fire caused an estimated $100,000 in property damages after it burned fiber optic cables and spread to the eaves of a school building, causing smoke to fill the school’s gym and kitchen.

The Arson Alarm Foundation is providing the $10,000 award for information. That foundation works with communities to reduce the occurrence of arson fires, and to apprehend and convic...

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