The Asotin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted arson on Florence Lane in the Clarkston Heights.

According to a news release issued by Undersheriff Jody Brown, deputies responded to a domestic dispute about 10:45 p.m. Wednesday. The man involved in the altercation reportedly threatened to burn a house down before fleeing the area on foot.

Evidence at the scene and witness accounts indicate the 45-year-old man dumped gasoline on the side of the residence before being chased away, Brown said.

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