Arson cause of jet skis, park pavilion fires

Eau Claire police say arson is the cause of two fires that happened in the city around 11:30 p.m. on August 27.

The Eau Claire Police and Fire Departments were called to a structure fire at the Oakwood Hills neighborhood park pavilion at 4433 Oakwood Hills Parkway. At 11:56, crews were called to a second fire on Oak Knoll Dr. where they found two jet skis engulfed in flames.

Police say the fires appear to have been set by the same person(s).

The State Fire Marshal’s Office is assisting Eau Claire Police and Fire Departments with this investigation. If you have seen anything suspicious in the area or have information about those fires, contact Detective Sergeant Mark Pieper with the Eau Claire Police Department Detective Division at (715) 839-6217.