The heat is on this summer and a careless driver in Kennewick flicked a burning cigarette from their vehicle and almost burns down a Badger Canyon Coffee Shop.

The incident was reported to the Kennewick Police Department. The details as posted by the KPD on their Facebook page.

KPD responded on June 29th around 2:15 pm to assist the Fire Dept on a brush fire along the south side of the 12000 block of W. Clearwater Ave, just east of Leslie Dr.

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KPD noted it was likely that this was started by someone tossing a lit cigarette out the window of their car.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The fire started at the driveway entrance of Badger Canyon Coffee Co.

If you were a witness to who started it or have info, please contact the KPD at 628-0333.