WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — Investigators are trying to identify a person of interest in a possible arson Monday night, Wheat Ridge Police Department said.
Arvada Fire responded around 10:45 p.m. to Anderson Park after a pile of winter storm debris the city collected from residents went up in flames, according to police.
The fire was contained to the parking lot, but police said it could have easily spread to the greenbelt and homes nearby.
Police posted video showing the fire:
A video shows a possible suspect in the fire walking towards the debris pile just before the fire started, and investigators are trying to identify the man, police said.
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