$5,000 reward offered on Bellingham trestle fire

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- Burlington Northern Santa Fe is offering a $5,000 reward for information that helps convict whoever started a July 4 fire on a railway trestle at Chuckanut Bay near Bellingham.

The fire caused about $120,000 damage and blocked trains for a day.

The Bellingham Herald reports witnesses saw people setting off fireworks on the trestle and railway police described the fireworks as a crude sparkler bomb.

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Information from: The Bellingham Herald, http://www.bellinghamherald.com