Burned Man Calls Spokane Police, Admits To Arson - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Burned Man Calls Spokane Police, Admits To Arson

SPOKANE, Wash. - Early Saturday morning Spokane Fire Department responded to a house fire at 4th and Maple. A description of  a male running from the house was given although his involvement at the time was not known.

Approximately an hour later Spokane Police received a call from a male wanting to confess to the arson of that home. 29-year-old Isreal Barrera called and asked for treatment of some 2nd degree burn wounds. He readily admitted to police on scene that he set the fire in the home for retaliation against the occupants for "jumping him" a few days earlier.  

The home was unoccupied at the time and Mr. Barrera was the only person to receive any injuries.

 Investigation of the arson case was turned over to Spokane Fire Department officials.

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