Police investigating fire at Ailey Young Park, request public’s assistance

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 3:51pm

Wake Forest Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the person or persons responsible for setting fire to the wooden deck overlooking Ailey Young Park.

At approximately 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11, the Wake Forest Fire Department responded to a fire at the park located at 800 E. Juniper Ave. First arriving crews quickly controlled and extinguished the fire, but the wooden deck sustained extensive damage.

A subsequent investigation determined the fire was purposely set.

The investigation into this incident continues. Anyone with information concerning this case is encouraged to contact the Wake Forest Police Department at 919-554-6150. You may remain anonymous.

Ailey Young Park