The Mason County Sheriff’s Office reports a suspect is in custody after a suicidal man barricaded himself in a home near Fawn Lake. The house, in the 100 block of Shadowood Boulevard, caught fire after some sort of explosion in the garage. The suspect was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. His condition is unknown and his name not released. Mason County Fire Districts 4, 5, 11 and 16 extinguished the fire but not before substantial damage was done to the garage.
The Shelton Police Department and Squaxin Island Police also responded to the incident that started about 10 PM Wednesday. More details should be released later today.