Fire at historic Skykomish tavern labeled arson
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
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.
Information from: KIRO-TV, htthttp://www.kirotv.com/index.html