Arson reported at Silverwood Theme Park

ATHOL, Idaho — During the night, someone reportedly sneaked into Silverwood Theme Park and set one of the wooden rollercoasters on fire.

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to a fire at around 1:30 a.m. and it was put out before it could spread. Further investigation showed in appeared an unknown person gained access to the park and set fire to a wooden support of the rollercoaster.

The Sheriff’s Office encourages residents to call and report any suspicious vehicles or individuals that were near the theme park at the time.