ORONDO — A van was stolen Thursday and then set on fire on Brown’s Canyon Road near Orondo.
The 2004 Chevrolet van was stolen earlier in the day from the 500 block of Lacy Place in East Wenatchee, said Douglas County Undersheriff Don Culp. The owner realized it was missing only after being contacted by deputies about the fire. The owner determined that the van was stolen sometime after 7 a.m.
Firefighters from Douglas County Fire District 4 responded to the Brown’s Canyon area after receiving reports of heavy black smoke about 10 a.m. Fire crews found no one at the scene.