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Temple playground fire believed to have been set intentionally

(Source: Temple Fire and Rescue) (Source: Temple Fire and Rescue)
(Source: Temple Fire and Rescue) (Source: Temple Fire and Rescue)
TEMPLE, TX (KXXV) -

Temple firefighters are calling a playground fire intentional after a blaze damaged equipment and a tree.

Firefighters responded to what was thought to be a grass fire at Wilson Park around 6 p.m. on the 2200 block of Curtis B. Elliot Drive.

Authorities say that when they arrived, a large playground assembly was burning and a nearby tree was damaged in the blaze.

Damage to the park is an estimated $250,000.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Temple Fire investigators at (254) 298 – 5682.

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