Fire at historic Skykomish tavern labeled arson

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SKYKOMISH, Wash. (AP) -- An arson sign has been posted at the remains of the historic Whistling Post tavern in Skykomish, offering a reward for information about the Tuesday morning fire.

KIRO-TV reports (http://is.gd/k5tnL1 ) a King County investigator believes the fire was set near a cash machine to cover the theft of $3,300.

A firefighter who suffered a hand burn and smoke inhalation at the blaze is reported in satisfactory condition at a Seattle hospital.

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Information from: KIRO-TV, htthttp://www.kirotv.com/index.html