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INCIDENT TYPE:                                  Fire


INCIDENT DATE / TIME:                       11/14/11 4:14PM


INCIDENT LOCATION:                          Winnebago Park  Tomah, WI


PROPERTY LOSS FROM THE FIRE:     Unknown at this time


INVOLVED SUSPECT:                          15 year old male



DETAILS:                                 The Tomah Fire Department and the Tomah Police Department were dispatched to Winnebago Park for a report that the playground equipment was on fire.  The fire department was able to put out the fire after substantial damage to the equipment.


                                                The police received several leads of what had happened and who was involved in this incident.   After following up on the leads, the police were able to solve this case.


                                                The suspect in this case will be referred to the Monroe County Human Services for the charge of Negligent Handling of Burning Materials. (This referral is common practice when a juvenile is the suspect in a crime.)


RELEASE BY:                          Sgt. Pete Huneck

                                                Tomah Police Department

                                              (608) 374-7408


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