Fire at historic Skykomish tavern labeled arson



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 ( ) 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, htt