Boise & Garden City

Update: Juvenile with disability caused Boise mobile home fire

One mobile home was destroyed and two others were damaged in an early morning fire Monday in a neighborhood southwest of Capital High School.

The fire, which began in a shed in the 3600 block of Patricia Lane, was reported at 1:55 a.m., the Boise Fire Department said.

One firefighter received minor injuries while fighting the blaze.

A juvenile with a disability playing with a lighter was responsible for causing the fire, the fire department said.

The department’s burnout fund is being used to assist the family that lost its home.

John Sowell: 208-377-6423, @IDS_Sowell

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