Man pleads not guilty to Portland arson fires

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man has pleaded not guilty to multiple arson charges stemming from fires authorities say caused devastating damage in Portland, Oregon. KOIN reports that Allen Singerhouse’s attorney pleaded not guilty Tuesday on his behalf. It is alleged that the 39-year-old Singerhouse started two fires in a Portland residential neighborhood in August that destroyed two commercial buildings, five homes and about 50 cars in a parking lot.