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Motel owners arrested after fires

December 17, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The owners of the Super 8 Motel in Creswell, Oregon, were arrested after investigators determined two fires at their motel were intentionally set.

KOIN reports that officials responded to the motel on Nov. 22 shortly before 9:30 p.m. The fire was quickly extinguished.

At the time of the fire, six rooms were rented with at least seven people inside. The following Saturday at 1:42 a.m., another fire was reported at the motel. Once again, fire officials responded and put out the blaze.

The Oregon State Police’s arson unit investigated.

On Sunday the owners - Inder Singh and Satinder Singh - were arrested on arson charges. It wasn’t immediately clear if they had attorneys.

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