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Overnight fire damages Shrewsbury playground

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An overnight fire damaged a playground a Shrewsbury An overnight fire damaged a playground a Shrewsbury

SSHREWSBURY, Mo (KMOV.com) – Flames fully engulfed a city playground in Shrewsbury overnight.

Some of the plastic playground equipment in Brinktop Park, located in the 4800 block of Laurella Avenue, caught fire around midnight Sunday.

Twelve fire fighters from Shrewsbury, Maplewood and Webster Groves worked to control the fire and were able to put out the flames within 15 minutes. Unfortunately, the playground was destroyed.

No firefighters were injured while battling the blaze.

A local bomb and arson unit is investigating the cause of the fire.

There is no additional information to report at this time.

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