Meridian Woman Intentionally Starts 700 Acre Lucky Peak Fire
37-year-old Sara D. Schaeffer of Meridian, Idaho has been charged with not only starting but intentionally starting the Lucky Peak Fire which has burned more than 700 acres.
According to KTVB the fire which burned through public and private property around the Robie Creek Road area was first reported around 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. The fire shut down both sides of Highway 21 for an extended period of time and was finally considered contained on Monday night.
There was obviously a full-blown investigation launched by the Boise County Sheriff's Office, the Ada County Sheriff's Office and others that quickly pinpointed Schaeffer as the main suspect. What the specifics are or details in their investigation are unknown at this point but it's interesting that authorities have stated that Schaeffer intentionally started this fire. We'll keep you posted as details are released.