MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities are seeking information leading to an arrest for the person responsible for a fire that caused significant damage to a historic southern Minnesota baseball complex.
It’s been nearly eight months since Tink Larson Field in Waseca was damaged in a fire that authorities believe is arson. The incident happened at about 8 p.m. on April 6. Fire crews responded to a report of flames at the complex, and firefighters spent about 90 minutes containing the fire. It ultimately destroyed the concession stand and grandstand at the field.READ MORE: Vaccine Doubts Fuel Dr. Scott Jensen's Rise In Minnesota Governor Race
The field was named after Tink Larson, a legendary baseball figure in Minnesota, in 1994. The field was built in 1939.READ MORE: 'Perfect Timing To Go': MEA Marking One Of The Busiest Travel Weekends Of The Fall
A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest. The City of Waseca is offering $5,000, as is the Minnesota Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators.MORE NEWS: A Ride-Along With Minneapolis Police Shows How Staffing Shortages Have Officers Stretched Thin
Anyone with information should call the Minnesota Arson Hotline at 1 (800) 723-2020.