House Fire in Yakima Caused by Fireworks
Fire investigators determine fireworks sparked Wednesday night's house fire on the 5000 block of Scenic Drive in Yakima that also injured a firefighter.
The unidentified firefighter was injured by falling debris in the basement while trying to put out the fire.
He was treated and released from a local hospital and is expected to be back to work soon.
Nobody was inside the home at the time of the fire, however, city officials say the house is uninhabitable due to the significant damage caused by the fire.
Firefighters remind everyone that fireworks are illegal within the Yakima city limits.