Southwest Albuquerque park closed after playground fire

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A park in southwest Albuquerque is closed off after going up in flames. A viewer sent in a video of the blaze Wednesday at the Silver Tree Park near 98th Street and Gibson.

You can see plumes of smoke coming from a platform near the playground. Video from after the fire out showed a charred staircase and rock wall.

KRQE News 13 is waiting on information as to how much the damage will cost as well as a cause of the fire. The park is still closed off as of Thursday.

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