Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, December 17, 2007

12-17-07 Arson Investigation

12-17-07 Arson Investigation

    Boise, Dec. 17, 2007 - Boise Police investigators, working with Boise Fire officials, say they believe a fire that destroyed an office building near 36th & Hill last Thursday night, is indeed arson.

    One man was injured in the fire. He remains hospitalized in Salt Lake City being treated for burns. 

    Officers were on the scene investigating through much of the weekend. The building is a total loss.

    Investigators believe they know how the fire started, but are not able to release further details at this time as the crime is still under investigation.