Arson investigation underway after 2 North County fires

An arson investigation is underway after fires were set at two different parks in north St. Louis County.
Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 5:59 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - An arson investigation is underway after fires were set at two different parks in north St. Louis County.

Bridgeton police said there was a fire in the restrooms at Matthews Park around 2 p.m. Monday afternoon. There was another fire at Hellebusch Park a couple of hours later where a gazebo went up in flames. Police said the two fires both appear to have been set intentionally.

The investigation is ongoing.