Two Charged after Negligence Causes Dumpster Fire

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The investigation in to a dumpster fire, which occurred on July 4, 2019 at 10:53 p.m., has resulted in charges against two local men.  The fire, which destroyed the dumpster and an enclosure at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, caused $4,416 in damage.  Police used surveillance video to determine that two men carelessly and negligently discarded the remains of recently discharged fireworks in the dumpster 18 minutes prior to the fire. Devin G. Keith, 22, of Denver, and Stanislav Y. Feder, 20, of Ephrata, were both charged with Criminal Mischief.  Both are presumed innocent.

Date: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019