Playground Fire at Black Rock Elementary

On the morning of June 18, 2014 someone or a group of people senselessly burned down the playground structure at Black Rock Elementary School. Dominic Gaeta, a second grader at this school, heard the news about the playground arson and immediately wanted to help. After collecting the coins he had in his piggy bank he asked us what more he could do. After talking about this event further he decided he wanted to bring his idea to the community and try to collect money. His heart was broken thinking about all the kindergartners coming to school in August who wouldn't have a playground to play on.

Please help the Black Rock and the Erie community by donating in any domination you can. Extra coins in your piggy bank, or on the floor of your car will add up to something that can help replace the playground equipment. Let’s come together as a community and do what we can to help support the children of Erie and Black Rock Elementary.

Thank you for your donations! Go Wildcats!!

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This morning, at 4:53 am multiple Erie citizens that live in the Vista Ridge community called 911 to report a playground on fire at Black Rock Elementary School (2000 Mountain View Boulevard, Erie). Upon arrival, firefighters found flames 50 feet high and quickly extinguished the fire. The fire caused about $50,000 in damage.

The Erie Police Department, Mountain View Fire Rescue, Lafayette Fire, Colorado Bureau of Investigations and St. Vrain Valley School District have been and will continue to work collaboratively on this incident. This scene remains under investigation but it has been determined as arson.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Erie Police Detective, Dan Niemoth at [phone redacted]. Also available is an anonymous hotline at 1-877-89ARSON (1-[phone redacted]). This hotline offers a $5,000 award fund for information leading to the conviction of the perpetrators. Residents are encouraged to be aware and to report any suspicious activity. All agencies appreciate the quick action of the citizens that reported this fire.ry School (2000 Mountain View Boulevard, Erie). Upon arrival, firefighters found flames 50 feet high and quickly extinguished the fire. The fire caused about $50,000 in damage.

The Erie Police Department, Mountain View Fire Rescue, Lafayette Fire, Colorado Bureau of Investigations and St. Vrain Valley School District have been and will continue to work collaboratively on this incident. This scene remains under investigation but it has been determined as arson.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Erie Police Detective, Dan Niemoth at [phone redacted]. Also available is an anonymous hotline at 1-877-89ARSON (1-[phone redacted]). This hotline offers a $5,000 award fund for information leading to the conviction of the perpetrators. Residents are encouraged to be aware and to report any suspicious activity. All agencies appreciate the quick action of the citizens that reported this fire.



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Andre Gaeta 
Organizer
Erie, CO
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