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41-Year-Old Arrested for Allegedly Starting Joseph Plains Fire

On August 16, around 9:00 p.m., Forest Service Dispatch called in about a suspicious male who was in the area of Wolf Creek, off of Joseph Plains. Forest Service crews had been called to a fire in the area. 

Idaho County deputies responded and determined Anthony Morreale, age 41, of Challis, Idaho had started the fire. 

Morreale was arrested for arson, malicious injury to property, possession of marijuana, and cited for trespassing.