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Children with lighters blamed for Odebolt school vandalism

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ODEBOLT, Iowa (KTIV) -

Three kids playing with lighters are to blame for vandalism at a school park in northwest Iowa.

The Sac County Sheriff is investigating the incident at the school in Odebolt on Friday.

Three boys between the ages of 7 and 11 started woodchips on fire under a plastic slide.

The fire got out of control and the playground equipment caught fire.

The blaze caused  between $70,000 and $80,000 worth of damage.

The sheriff says charges are pending in the case.

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