Two Troopers, Dispatcher Killed in Fire
August 16, 2010
ZILLAH, Wash. — Three employees of the Washington State Patrol have been killed in a house fire near Zillah in Yakima County.
WSP Sgt. Tom Foster confirms the three as Trooper Christopher Sperry, Trooper Gary Miller, and Anne Miller-Hewitt.
Another patrol spokesman told the Yakima Herald-Republic that 54-year-old Miller-Hewitt is a communications manager for the State Patrol’s Wenatchee office, married to 54-year-old Miller. They lived at the residence.
Yakima County Fire District 5 says the fire was reported at 1 a.m. Monday.
Yakima County Coroner Jack Hawkins told the Herald-Republic the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating.