NEW JERSEY (FOX 5 NY) - A 13-year-old boy and an 11-year-old boy were arrested Sunday in connection with starting a fire that destroyed a playground in New Jersey. Wales Park in Linden was burned to a crisp in a fire town officials first deemed 'suspicious.'
Video of heavy black smoke billowing a short distance from homes Sunday at about 4 p.m. was posted to Facebook.
SkyFoxHD was over the scene the following morning where a jungle gym and the play area appeared to be destroyed.
Linden officials say the fire caused about $80,000 worth of damage.
The two boys were charged with arson and criminal mischief. They were released to their parents, and their names are being withheld because they are minors.
With the Associated Press