ROCHESTER, Minn. – Crews extinguished a fire in Parkwood Hills Park early Thursday morning.
The Rochester Fire Department says it was called to the 2200 block of Parkwood Hills Drive NE around 3:39 am and found flames consuming a 20x20-foot area of mulch and a picnic table. A fire engine hose line was used to douse the flames and dampen the mulch to eliminate any hot spots.
The fire caused an estimated $2,000 to $5,000 in damage. The Rochester Fire Department’s Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause.
No injuries were reported with this fire. Rochester police assisted at the scene.