The fires appear suspicious and are being investigated by Fire District 3 and the Battle Ground Police Department
BATTLE GROUND — Clark County Fire District 3 crews responded to a house and shop fire at 1108 SE 20th Ave, Battle Ground on Thursday (Sept. 19) at 2:32 p.m. Five engines, one water tender, one ladder truck, and four command staff responded for a total of 23 personnel.
Crews arrived to find an 1,800-square-foot residence with the basement involved in fire, and a separate 24-foot by 24-foot shop also involved in fire. Crews extinguished the fires by 3:01 p.m.
The fires appear suspicious and are being investigated by Fire District 3 and the Battle Ground Police Department. Clark County Fire and Rescue, Vancouver Fire Department, Battle Ground Police Department, Clark Public Utilities, and American Medical Response assisted.
Information provided by Clark County Fire District 3.