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Another fire reported at home where body was found in Fort Hall


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FORT HALL — Tribal authorities say there was another house fire on B Street in the Fort Hall townsite early Friday morning.

The house was the same residence where 22-year-old Francisco Martinez’s body was found last week, following a similar house fire.

Fort Hall Fire responded at around 3:40 a.m. and advised the residence was fully engulfed at the time of arrival, according to a news release from the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

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The fire is under investigation. Martinez’s death also remains an open case and is currently under investigation by the Fort Hall Police Department and FBI.

Last week, 32-year-old Rydon Teton (aka Rydon Dixey) of Fort Washakie, Wyoming was apprehended and taken into custody as a person of interest related to Martinez death, and on a Tribal warrant for unlawful use of a weapon.

The Fort Hall Police Department is seeking any information from the community regarding Francisco Martinez death, if you have any information please contact the Fort Hall Police at 208-238-4000 or text anonymous to TIP411 (847-411).