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Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office seeks tips on Skitwish warming hut fire

From staff reports

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious fire that burned down the Skitwish warming hut near Marie Saddle.

The fire occurred sometime between 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19 and 12:30 p.m. Nov. 22, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. Witnesses reported seeing a red or maroon 1990’s Ford Ranger or similar pickup leaving the area quickly with two people inside.

Anyone with information regarding the fire should contact Sgt. Will Klinkefus at or (208) 446-1300.

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