Millcreek police investigate playground fire

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Millcreek Township police have identified two possible suspects after an elementary school playground was set on fire.

Fire was set to Grandview Elementary School playground Saturday night around 9:30 p.m.

The base of the playground is made out of recycled tires and was fully engulfed in flames when West Ridge Fire Department responded.

Millcreek police have identified two possible suspects.

Millcreek School District Superintendent William Hall released this statement:

“We believe the fire was started with fireworks.  We don’t know at this time if it is intentional vandalism or an accidental fire.  It is currently being investigated by Millcreek police.  We are hoping to have the necessary repairs completed in time for school.”

The investigation is still underway by police, but they hope to have an arrest made soon.

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