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Arson suspected in Soldotna fire

Posted: January 24, 2012 - 9:23am

Central Emergency Services is investigating the cause of a double-fire in Soldotna Saturday night.

According to a statement from CES, a crew responded to a structure fire at a double-wide trailer about 5 p.m. Saturday night. They extinguished the fire and were on scene conducting salvage and overhaul for about two hours. The damage from the first fire was estimated at $15,000, with half the building burnt.

Later that night, the structure went up in flames again. The second fire engulfed the entire building. CES was at the scene for about 3 hours that time.

Total estimated damage was valued at $40,000, which is the property’s estimated value.

Investigators are suspecting arson, but the cause of both fires is still under investigation, according to a statement.

CES investigators are asking anyone with information about the fires, or about possible witness Jason Call, to call Fire Marshal Gary Hale at 262-4792.

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justamom 01/24/12 - 11:49 am
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Wiring

Sounds to me like the mortgage papers were rubbing against the wiring.

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Norseman 01/24/12 - 01:48 pm
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lol

now that made me splurt coffee on my screen......lol.

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JOAT 01/28/12 - 08:54 pm
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Friction Fire

The saying goes...

"The fire was caused by the friction generated when the mortgage was rubbing against the insurance policy."

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