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Fire destroys Westminster playground

Police are investigating the playground fire as an "incendiary fire."

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — An early morning fire destroyed a playground in Westminster and police and firefighters are investigating.  

Firefighters were called out to the Irving Street Park playground located at 7392 Irving Street at 2:34 a.m. Friday.

After putting out the fire, the playground is considered a total loss. 

The act of vandalism is being investigated as an "incendiary fire," or a fire that was deliberately ignited under circumstances in which the person knows the fire should not be ignited.

Police partnered with Metro Crime Stoppers to gather more information about the fire – if you have information call police at 303-658-4360, option 1. 

Credit: 9NEWS
Credit: 9NEWS

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers  

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or visit metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers is notified at the conclusion of the investigation. 

From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted. 

> More information about Metro Denver Crime Stoppers can be found here. 

> Additional Crime Stoppers bulletins can be found here.


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