UPDATE: Police have confirmed they are investigating a suspected arson attack at Golden Square’s Cooinda Park playground overnight.
The fire at the popular park destroyed the large three-lane “rainbow slide”.
A number of people were spotted in the park in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
EARLIER: Golden Square residents have been left bitterly disappointed after a fire destroyed equipment at a popular playground overnight.
The fire razed the three-lane “rainbow slide” at the Cooinda Park playground in McKenzie Street.
Golden Square residents took to social media on Sunday morning to express their dismay at the loss of the attraction.
It was just one of a number of fires reported to police across Bendigo on the weekend.
More to come.