City of Plainview investigating after Friday fire at M.B. Hood Park
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The City of Plainview Parks Department is working to estimate damage costs and officials are investigating after a fire at M.B. Hood Park on Friday involved children’s play equipment.
According to the City of Plainview, the City of Plainview Fire Department received a report of a fire at the park at 16th and Ennis on Friday, May 27.
Crews arrived at 4:25 p.m. and began extinguishing the playground equipment and recycled tire mulch, bringing the fire under control quickly, according to the City.
A slide, rock climbing wall, large area of mulch, the cover over the slide and top along with the rubberized coating on the walk surface were all damage as a result from the fire.
The report from the City states evidence found on the scene “indicated a non-accidental source” as the start of the fire.
The incident remains under investigation.
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