Police investigate string of arsons in Federal Way

From staff reports:

Firefighters were called to an early morning fire on March 11 at 27802 Pacific Highway S. in Federal Way, according to South King Fire and Rescue.

Around 2:15 a.m., several witnesses called 911 to report a trailer on fire. Fire investigators determined the fire to be arson.

This is the third fire in the past three weeks in the same area, according to the fire district. The first fire occurred just a block away around midnight Feb. 22, where a car was set on fire. On March 8, papers were lit on fire inside an abandoned gas station at 28806 Pacific Highway S.

In all three cases, no one has been inside or injured, and they all occurred in the late-night to early-morning hours. The Federal Way Police Department is investigating.

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