City bulldozer destroyed by arsonist


The fire department’s arson investigator and police detectives are investigating after a bulldozer belonging to the Wastewater Department was destroyed by an arson.

Police took a report for the bulldozer, which had it windows smashed out as it was parked at Forest Glen and Edgar Avenue on the East Side that was being used in a project on the East Side to locate sewer lines.

About 7:05 p.m. Thursday firefighters were called to the area and found the bulldozer aflame. Although they were able to put the fire out quickly, the bulldozer was destroyed.

The fire was ruled an arson. Damage is listed at $48,000.

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