Officers make arrest following arson on Naches Avenue

The Yakima Police Department (YPD) arrested Jayme Hernandez Aria, 29, last night after he admitted starting an apartment fire that displaced three families. There were no injuries. At 4:55 pm last night, Sunday, January 6th, Yakima Fire Department (YFD) firefighters and YPD officers responded to a call about an apartment fire at 503 South Naches … Read More

Apartment Building Evacuated Due to Cooking Oil Fire

City of Yakima firefighters were called to a structure fire early this morning, Monday, involving a 4-unit apartment building at 407 South 81st Avenue. The fire occurred at 12:21 am today when a resident in one of the apartments was cooking with a pan of oil on the stove. When the stove caught fire, she … Read More