Tommy Thompson Trail fire Tuesday morning
August 31, 2022
The Swinomish Police Department responded with two vessels Aug. 30 to assist the Anacortes Fire Department with fighting a blaze near the center of the Tommy Thompson Trail trestle, Anacortes Police Department Community Service Officer Brent Lindquist told the Weekly News.
Lindquist said APD arrived on scene to assist the Anacortes Fire Department just prior to 2 a.m.
First responders found the fire had fully engulfed the width of the bridge and the pylons below.
“After the fire was extinguished,” Lindquist said, “an officer checked the bridge and found that the damage appeared to sp...