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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Towpath Trail Bridge Reopened After Arson Damage

Posted By on Tue, May 3, 2016 at 11:58 AM

UPDATE:

The case remains unsolved, but a temporary fix is now in place after a bridge on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail was damaged by arson on April 19.

Since the bridge wasn't insured there's no timeline for when the fix will be completed. It will cost between $75,000 and $90,000 to replace, Summit Metro Parks has pledged $10,000 and a fundraiser netted $2,200 toward the replacement.

The fire is believed to have been set in the early hours of the morning near the Wilbeth Road Trailhead. Anyone with info about the fire can call (330) 867-5511 to contact the park.

(Hat Tip NewsNet5)

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Summit Metro Parks is looking for help in solving the mystery of who destroyed a bridge on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. 

The fire started this morning and the cause was later determined to be arson.

Here's the aftermath:
click to enlarge arson.jpg

Anyone with info on who this asshole(s) is/are should call 330-867-5511.


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