Fire at OP playground is ‘suspicious’

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The Overland Park, Kan., Fire Department said a fire Wednesday afternoon at a playground is being called “suspicious.”

The fire sparked around 3:30 p.m. in the 7800 blk. of W. 61st St. at Crestview Park.

No one was hurt in the incident, however there is about $15,000 worth of damage to playground equipment, officials said.

Police have teamed up with the fire department in an effort to identify who might have set the fire.

If you have information, contact Overland Park police at 913-895-6300 or the TIPS hotline at 913-327-5700.

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