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Omaha Fire Department: Hanscom Park gazebo fire being investigated as arson

burned gazebo in Hanscom Park
Posted at 11:07 AM, Sep 27, 2022

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Batallion Chief Scott Fitzpatrick confirm on Tuesday morning that a fire in Hanscom Park, which destroyed the gazebo, is being invested as a possible arson case.

The gazebo went up in flames sometime around 6 a.m. on Monday. For many years, it's been a popular spot for photos.

According to the fire department website: Citizens are encouraged to report any suspicious activity or tips to the Arson Hotline at 402-444-FIRE (3473). Rewards are available for information leading to the identification of persons responsible for arson events. Calls will be kept confidential.

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