Arson suspected in Lacey house fires


LACEY (AP) — Investigators suspect arson after four homes under construction in Lacey caught fire.

The fire was reported at 3:30 a.m. Saturday. Crews first on the scene saw a two-story home engulfed in flames that spread to three other houses.

Lacey Fire Battalion Chief Tim Hulse said the houses were part of a new development. He said one home is a total loss and three are damaged. Damage is estimated to be around $400,000.

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