Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Citizen Commendation

Citizen Commendation

Boise, August 15, 2006 - Boise Police Chief Michael Masterson and Boise Fire Chief Renn Ross will present a Boise man with a Citizen Commendation tonight, thanking him for his efforts to help an elderly couple whose home was on fire.

    Who: Police Chief Masterson & Fire Chief Ross

    What: Citizen Commendation

    Where: Boise City Hall, Council Chambers

    When: 6:00 p.m., at the top of tonights City Council Agenda

Background: on July 29th, a fire began at a home on the 3200 block of Wildwood Street. Investigators believe the fire was started by an arsonist with the intention of hurting the elderly couple who lived inside the home. Antonio Bicandi was