Arson suspected in Coon Rapids, Minn. playground fire
COON RAPIDS, Minn. (KMSP) - Authorities are investigating an arson fire at a playground in Coon Rapids, Minnesota that happened Friday.
Police and firefighters arrived at Delta Park on Yukon Street to find tot-sized playground equipment had been set on fire. Evidence at the scene indicates the fire was set intentionally, according to the Coon Rapids Police Department.
"We just had a Summer in the City meeting here last week," said Capt. John Urquhart. "The neighbors were out, they said, 'the park is fantastic, we love it'...especially in the evening when people get home from work. So, it's sad that someone would do this to a piece of property in the park."
Anyone with information on the arson is asked to contact Detective Eychaner at 763-767-6481 or 763-427-1212.