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Boise man charged with arson after Polecat Foothills fire

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Posted at 2:07 PM, Jun 24, 2024

BOISE, Idaho — 51 year old Bryan Grensing from Boise has been charged with arson following the 36-acre fire at Polecat Gulch on Friday, June 21.

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After the flames were stopped on Friday, an investigation was conducted by the Boise Police Department which found video evidence identifying Grensing as a suspect in the case.

Grensing was arrested and booked into the Ada County Jail on arson charges on Monday, June 24.

Boise Parks and Recreation and Ridge to Rivers have since reopened the trails within the Polecat Reserve.

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