Cries of terror : "The play structure’s burning down!" In runs the 10-year-old with a magnifying glass. "CALL 911!” Two-story high rooftop flames touch 100-year-old pine grove. Youngest on the phone, 3 times: “........NO! IT’S A PLAY STRUCTURE!" Three hoses douse it out. Chief calls in: "Yep, it WAS a ‘playhouse’."
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