Police: Walla Walla car fires likely arson

WALLA WALLA POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE -- Two vehicles in the 500 block of Sprague were set on fire overnight, causing extensive damage. The vehicles' owner stated he came outside around 7:00 a.m. and discovered the damage, which was confined to the interiors of both vehicles. Damage is estimated at $5,000 to each vehiclea silver, 2001 Lexus and a gray, 1986 Chevrolet Blazer.

A search of the vehicles yielded recovery of accelerants. A Fire Department Arson Investigator and police are investigating.

Anyone with information about these fires is urged to contact Detectives at 527-4434.