Fire at Valley High School Stadium Cause Thousands in Damages

3 years 10 months 3 days ago Monday, March 20 2017 Mar 20, 2017 March 20, 2017 5:40 PM March 20, 2017 in News

MCALLEN – Vandalism at a Rio Grande Valley high school caused thousands of dollars in damages.

It happened at Boxer Hernandez Stadium at McAllen Memorial High School. A fire broke out Sunday night.

According to the McAllen ISD, the fire caused about $80,000 worth of damage and was a result of arson.

McAllen ISD officials said their police department received a call about the fire around 10:00 p.m. The fire occurred in the pole vault practice area, damaging the pole vault landing cushion, the surrounding field turf and about four lanes of the track.

The McAllen ISD police will be conducting the investigation. Anyone with information can call (956) 632-8768.

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