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Pullman firebomber remains free

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PULLMAN, Wash. -

 Police are continuing to investigate a 2015 arson that has gone cold. Officers and fire crews responded to the Planned Parenthood just after 3:30 in the morning and found the damage was already extensive.  

Investigators said security video confirmed their suspicions, this was no accident.

"A shadowy figure came up to one of the windows, broke the window and threw something in there that was already ignited," said Ofc. Scott Kirk. "It was all captured on video."

The quality was not as good as officers had hoped. Even the FBI tried to help enhance it, but it never provided a clear image of the arsonist.

"We can only enhance so much," he said.

Initially leads poured in back in September of 2015, but none of it went anywhere.

"We can't say specifically what the motive is," he said.

Detective Chris Engle said even though no one was hurt in this fire, if their suspect strikes again, the outcome may not be the same.

"It has a really high potential for killing people or seriously injuring people permanently, fire fighters, bystanders," he said.

If you have any information on this case, please call Pullman PD.

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