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Police blame arson after fire damages playground in High Park

One of the wooden buildings ablaze at the Jamie Bell Adventure Playground in High Park. Police believe arson may be behind the fire.

TORONTO, Ont. – Arson is likely to blame after a fire heavily damaged a large, wooden-castle playground in High Park Saturday morning.

The “Jamie Bell Adventure Playground” caught fire and was engulfed in flames just before 3 a.m.

Police told 680News they’ve had problems in the area with people partying excessively.

Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to come forward.

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