May 21, 2020 3:28 PM

Police investigating arson at train in park

Posted May 21, 2020 3:28 PM

Police continue to investigate two fires in two days at a central Salina park.

Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester reported this morning that officers and Salina Fire Department personnel were first called to the train at 812 Kenwood Park Drive at approximately 6:15 p.m. Tuesday for the report of a fire in the coal box. No damage was done to the train during that incident, he added.

At approximately 9:10 p.m. Wednesday, officers and firefighters were once again sent to the train for another fire in the coal box, Forrester noted. This time, minimal damage was done to the inside of the coal box, he explained.

The incidents are being investigated as arson, he added.