Fire destroys South Dallas playground

- Fire destroyed a playground in South Dallas overnight.

The fire started around 11 p.m. Thursday at the Willie Mae Butler Park near Elsie Faye Heggins Street and Scyene Road.

The rubber pellets on the ground and the plastic playground equipment added to the smoke.

Firefighters quickly contained the blaze but most of the playground was damaged or destroyed.

Dallas Fire-Rescue said arson investigators are looking into how the fire began.

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