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School Playground Fire Under Investigation

Posted May 29, 2007

— A fire that destroyed a school playground Monday is under investigation, authorities said.

The fire started in some grass near Hunter Elementary School and spread onto school grounds, charring and melting the playground, authorities said.

Investigators said the fire was no accident, and they're reviewing school surveillance tapes for possible leads in the case.


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  • ncman May 30, 2007

    My guess it is some more teenagers that don't have much parental guidance.

  • spiritwarriorwoman1 May 30, 2007

    Sounds like someone was bored. Hope the surveillance tapes reveal something useful and that the culprit(s) face hard community time rebuilding what they have destroyed.

    God bless.

    Rev. RB

  • diwanicki May 29, 2007

    Why ruin the kids playground? I guess some people just don't care.