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Vehicle fire Sunday at Swinomish Village

 

February 23, 2022

– Photo courtesy of Richard Doerflinger

It was a hot time in Swinomish village Sunday.

And not in a good way.

Before 2:30 p.m. firefighters and law enforcement rushed to a van engulfed in flames in front of garages on the waterfront at the Swinomish fish processing plant on Moorage Way. The fire spread to another vehicle and a boat, said La Conner Hook & Ladder Chief Aaron Reinstra Monday.

Hook and Ladder and Fire District 13 crews put out the fire, with Swinomish Tribal Police securing the scene.

Plumes of black smoke just upland from the tribal pier on the west side of Swinomish Channel were clearly visible over the La Conn...



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