Juan Manuel Ortiz, 35, right, appears in Whatcom County Superior Court on Friday, June 2, 2017, alongside a deputy public defender, Richard Larson. Ortiz faces charges of starting a fire at a Bellingham home.
Juan Manuel Ortiz, 35, right, appears in Whatcom County Superior Court on Friday, June 2, 2017, alongside a deputy public defender, Richard Larson. Ortiz faces charges of starting a fire at a Bellingham home. Caleb Hutton chutton@bhamherald.com
Juan Manuel Ortiz, 35, right, appears in Whatcom County Superior Court on Friday, June 2, 2017, alongside a deputy public defender, Richard Larson. Ortiz faces charges of starting a fire at a Bellingham home. Caleb Hutton chutton@bhamherald.com

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