Kennewick — Police and fire officials are investigating a suspicious fire that caused thousands of dollars of damage to a Kennewick playground.
Firefighters were called around 1:25 p.m. Sunday to the Santiago Sunset Estates on Steptoe Street, police said. The fire destroyed a playground in the community of homes.
Firefighters were able to put the fire out shortly after arriving. No injuries were reported.
A witness told police they saw a boy leaving the scene quickly on a bicycle around the time the fire started.
Officials are investigating the fire as an arson and estimate damages around $10,000.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 509-586-8477, 800-222-8477 or www.tricitiescrimestoppers.org.