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Boise Man Charged With Setting His House On Fire

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By Paul Johnson

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - Police in Boise arrested a 33 year old man for 1st degree arson after a fire at his home appeared to be intentionally set. The fire department responded to the blaze just after 11:pm Tuesday night. The fire was immediately put out by a neighbor but did cause minor damage to the corner of the victim’s home. The victim was able to provide officers with information on a possible suspect seen leaving the area right after the fire started. Following up, investigating officers found evidence the suspect, identified as Nicholas B. Orr had intentionally set the fire to the neighbor's house while the family was home. Officers also found evidence the suspect may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident.


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