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Fire At Downtown Park Causes $50,000 In Damages

Last night at approximately 3 am, members of the London Fire Department and the London Police Service were called to a park on South Street after receiving reports of a fire. Upon arrival, it was determined that the fire had taken place in the playground overnight.

The damage is estimated at approximately $50,000.

The fire has been deemed suspicious and police are seeking the public’s assistance.

Citizens can report suspicious activity and people to police, by calling 519-661-5670 or 9-1-1.

The investigation has been reassigned to the Street Crime unit and is ongoing.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in on-line anonymously to

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