Man Arrested After Shoshone Press Building Goes Up In Flames - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

DEVELOPING: Man Arrested After Shoshone Press Building Goes Up In Flames

(Photo from KHQ's Patrick Erickson) (Photo from KHQ's Patrick Erickson)

KELLOGG, Idaho  - A 21-year-old in Kellogg has been arrested on one count of DUI and one count of 1st Degree Arson after a fire destroyed part of the building that houses the Shoshone Press in Kellogg. The suspect is identified as Doug Burmeister. Burmeister was caught after witnesses pointed him out to authorities while he sat in his car watching the fire burn. The fire happened Wednesday night.

The newspaper's publisher said that the fire will not affect the paper's ability to get the news out to their subscribers. Shoshone Press staff will be working out of a North Idaho College satellite office. There's no word on a possible motive.

 

 

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