Fire destroys carport on Benson Road in Port Angeles
Arwyn Rice/Peninsula Daily News
Assistant Chief Mike DeRousie of Clallam County Fire District No. 2 monitors the situation at 721 Benson Road in Port Angeles on Sunday afternoon.
By Arwyn Rice
Peninsula Daily News
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The fire began at about 2:30 p.m.
Homeowners reported hearing an explosion, then flames shot out of the carport, followed by additional smaller explosions.
A 1940s-era Willys Jeep was also destroyed in the fire.
The property is owned by the Dempsey family, and a nearby house under renovation was not damaged.
Reporter Arwyn Rice can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 5070, or at email@example.com.
Last modified: August 25. 2013 6:25PM