Authorities investigating playground fire in Shrewsbury

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SHREWSBURY, MO (KTVI)- Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a Shrewsbury playground overnight. The fire started Monday around midnight at Brinkop Park located near the intersection of Nottingham at Laurella Avenue. The playground is completely charred. Much of it was melted by the intense heat from the fire.

Firefighters quickly smothered the flames when they arrived at the scene. Moments later, a detective with the Arson/ Explosive Team arrived to gather evidence. No injuries have been reported.

Investigators are working to determine the cause.


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