Taylor Bridge Fire

Fire Investigation Report
10:32 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Taylor Bridge Fire Likely Caused By DOT Contractors

Tom Banse Northwest News Network

Originally published on Wed February 6, 2013 2:07 pm

A massive fire that burned 61 homes in Central Washington was likely caused by Department of Transportation contractors. That’s the upshot of a report issued Monday by Washington’s Department of Natural Resources.

The aptly named Taylor Bridge Fire started August 13 right after transportation contractors did some welding work on that bridge. It happened near the mountain town of Cle Elum.

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