Firdale Market arson suspect in jail
Last updated 1/7/2021 at 10:16am
Edmonds police detectives announced Jan. 5 that a suspect in the Dec. 23 fire that destroyed Firdale Market in Edmonds' Firdale Village shopping center is in custody at Skagit County Jail. He is awaiting a court appearance on another charge.
According to Edmonds police Sgt. Josh McClure, detectives had probable cause to arrest James P. Doggett, 62, for arson.
Doggett, believed to be a transient, was contacted in the Firdale area before and after the fire was discovered, McClure said.
The fire is the second in less than a year at Firdale Village.
On March 13, firefighters extinguished a fir...