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Temple playground fire believed to have been set intentionally

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Posted at 9:54 PM, Jun 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-30 11:34:44-04

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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