Boise cops investigate pickup soaked in gas, set on fire

Credit: Eric Turner / KTVB

A stolen pickup was doused in gas and set on fire near Eagleson Road and Targee Street Tuesday morning

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by KTVB.COM

KTVB.COM

Posted on November 19, 2013 at 9:50 AM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 19 at 1:08 PM

BOISE -- Police are investigating a stolen pickup truck set on fire Tuesday morning near South Eagleson Road and Targee Street in Boise.

Ada County dispatchers say the pickup -- a black Dodge 1500 Ram -- was reported stolen, and found soaked with gasoline and on fire.

A plastic gasoline can was seen nearby.

The truck was reportedly set ablaze just after 7 a.m. Firefighters responded and quickly extinguished the fire.

Officers are reportedly trying to make contact with the owner of the truck.

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