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General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

2016

Possible Change of Plea in Wayne Huntsman King Fire Case
 
Department:
 
District Attorney

Date:
4/6/2016
Contact:
Dave Stevenson, PIO

Phone:
(530) 303-2411

 Wayne Allen Huntsman is currently charged with arson related to the 2014 King Fire.  The case is set in court for Friday April 8, 2016, at 1:30 pm in Department 2 of the El Dorado County Superior Court.  It is anticipated that there may be a change of plea and potential sentencing of Huntsman.

On September 13, 2014, a 911 call came into the Fire Protection Dispatch Center reporting a structure fire. Within 5 days Wayne Allen Huntsman would be in custody, charged with intentionally setting the fire that took over 27 days to control and burned a total of 97,700 acres.

 There were many people impacted by the King Fire.  If you have any information you would like to provide our office, or any claim of potential victim restitution, please contact Miguel Garibay at miguel.garibay@edcgov.us or by phone at (530) 621-6472.