Incident Summary:

07/12/2001: A fire burned and destroyed a backhoe loader, valued at $250,000, at the construction site for a new high school in Arlington, Washington in the United States. The unknown perpetrators also attempted to set fire to two other pieces of equipment on the site, but the equipment failed to ignite. There were no casualties reported in the incident, and the motive is unknown.

GTD ID:
200107120002

When:
2001-07-12

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Washington

City:
Arlington

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity construction site
Specific Description equipment at the construction site of new high school in Arlington, WA
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $250,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Police searching for vandals," Associated Press State & Local Wire, July 14, 2001."