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Arson reward offered

December 02, 2005

Thomasville, Georgia-- The city of Thomasville is upping its reward to whoever turns in an arsonist.

More than $33,000 of playground equipment was destroyed at Paradise Park on November 20th. Police believe someone used pine straw to start the fire. Thomasville is offering $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the arsonist.

"We have some nice equipment and we're very very proud of our parks and our equipment in Thomasville. We have nice places for the community to go, for the kids to go play," says Thomasville Police Sergeant, Rachelle Denmark.

The fire was spotted by a passer-by who called authorities. Fortunately, nobody was hurt.

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