Arson at Centennial Park Near Riley School Overnight

Arlington Heights Fire Department and Arlington Heights Police Department responded to a suspicious fire at Centennial Park near Riley School about 12:20 a.m. July 5, 2009. Neighbors reported a fire in an open field near Riley School. Other neighbors also gave the location as near Centennial Park near a gazebo. The fire was quickly knocked down. The fire is under investigation.

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Numerous other calls related to fireworks, including a dawn explosion of a mail box.