Suspect in custody after White Center arsons

On Tuesday afternoon, two readers reported being on Metro buses when announcements were made that they were rerouting because of “an active arsonist.” KCSO spokesperson Sgt. Ryan Abbott tells WCN that “one male is in custody on multiple counts of arson and reckless burning” after “several fires set at bus stops and three businesses in White Center.” No further details on the case but we’ll be checking on the suspect’s status.

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3 Responses to “Suspect in custody after White Center arsons”

  1. Ron Johnson Says:

    Are they responsible for the large fire about 3pm at about 110 and 14th. Lots of black smoke and several fire engines responded.

  2. No, the fire today is not related. Reporting separately atop the page.

  3. Local Denny Middle School teacher caught arsonist in action outside of Taradise and called the cops leading to arrest.