PULLMAN, Wash. – Wildfire smoke and heat are combining to make it unhealthy to be outdoors and, in particular, to exercise outdoors, according to Washington State University Environmental Health & Safety.
PULLMAN – Two men have been arrested in connection with a series of small arson fires that were set on the WSU Pullman campus early Monday morning.
Twenty-one-year-old David Miner and 18-year-old Ian Copland have been charged with five counts of first degree arson and four counts of reckless burning. Police told KLY-News that the two “appeared to be intoxicated.”
Starting at about 1 a.m., public safety officers from Pullman and WSU responded to a fire set in a trash can outside the Stephenson dormitory complex that was extinguished quickly. Three other fires burning in and around the dorm included a newspaper rack and a pair of … » More …