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2 women plead not guilty to arson in Huron fire

HURON (AP) — Two women have pleaded not guilty to arson and burglary charges for a fire that took place at a Huron restaurant in March.

KOKK-AM in Huron reports that 30-year-old Julia Lopez and 55-year-old Kathleen Wollman appeared in court on Wednesday in Beadle County.

Officials say the fire at the Tailgate Restaurant on March 27 was arson attempting to conceal a burglary.

The fire caused extensive damage but the restaurant has reopened.

Trial dates for Lopez and Wollman are tentatively set for next month.

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