Cumberland Park playground closed due to arson, Plainfield officials say

Cumberland Park playground closed due to arson, Plainfield officials say

PLAINFIELD, Unwell. (TOC) — Plainfield officers stated they’ve needed to shut Cumberland Park playground on Gallatin Drive after a fireplace they consider is arson.

The park, whereas positioned inside Joliet metropolis limits, has a Plainfield deal with and is maintained by the Plainfield Park District.

Joliet police stated officers responded to Cumberland Park on Tuesday at about 11 p.m. for a report of mulch and playground gear on hearth. The Joliet Fireplace Division then got here and extinguished the blaze.

Police estimated the hearth prompted greater than $20,000 in injury. No accidents had been reported.

The Plainfield Park District stated in a Fb publish that the swing set and the remainder of the park will stay open, however the playground construction is closed for an indefinite time period. They’re asking anybody with info to contact Joliet police.

Police stated the reason for the hearth has not but been decided.

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