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Posted on: March 6, 2017

[ARCHIVED] IFPD Arrests Arsonist

The Idaho Falls Police Department arrested 41-year-old Jason G. Schlegel for second-degree arson Monday night.

Schlegel of Idaho Falls was booked into the Bonneville County Jail.

According to reports, the Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to a fire behind Brady's, 1445 E. Lincoln Rd., around 3:45 p.m. The fire destroyed two vehicles, as well as multiple hot tubs and covers. The damage is estimated at approximately $120,000.

As investigators looked into the cause of the fire, it was evident it was the result of arson. It was determined to have been started by Schlegel. 

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