WSU Police seeking suspects in arson fires

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Police are asking people on campus to be on the lookout for those responsible for a series of small arson fires.

This morning at about 5 a.m., a fire set in a dumpster at the Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Building caused minor damage. It was the latest in a series of fires that have been set near campus buildings in recent days.

Friday night, a fire was set in a dumpster at Smith Gym, another in an ash tray container near Johnson Tower and another at the loading dock at Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Building. WSU Police are asking anyone with information about the fires to contact the department at (509) 335-8548.