Moscow mobile home fire deemed human caused, person of interest identified

Authorities believe last week’s fire that destroyed a trailer home in Moscow was human caused.  An investigation between the Moscow Fire Department, police department and Idaho State Fire Marshal’s Office has determined that the fire was not an accident and was “incendiary” in nature.  A person of interested believe to be involved with the fire’s start has been identified.  No arrests have been made.  Authorities say the case does not represent any kind of threat to the public.  The investigators have turned the case over to the Latah County Prosecutor’s Office.  The blaze on Empire Lane during the evening of the 3rd sent one volunteer firefighter to the hospital with a minor ankle injury. 

 

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