Silverwood arson suspect cut hole in fence, used gas to start fire near roller coaster
ATHOL, Idaho — New information provided to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office details how someone lit a fire inside Silverwood Theme Park on Saturday.
Security at Silverwood Theme Park said someone cut a hole in their fence, poured gasoline on the wooden roller coaster and tried to light it on fire.
The fire stayed small and only burned about a four-foot chunk of one of the supports.
The state fire investigator has been to the scene to assist with the investigation.
A suspect or suspects have not been identified at this time.
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