We have been told this was a brand new playground equipment set that was recently built. They believe it is arson, The cause of the fire is under investigation. Video by RS Source
Tonight at approximately 5:30 p.m., crews from RockfordFire were dispatched to West View Elementary School, 1720 Halsted Road, for playground equipment on fire. We ask if anyone has information on this fire to call us at (779) 348-7172 or CrimeStoppers at (888) 769-7867.
Sources are reporting some playground equipment on fire.
It happened around 5:30 PM today near Halsted in Rockford.
Reports of the playground equipment on fire and the RFD are on scene.
No other information is available