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Elementary school playground burns to the ground in Lorain

Posted at 2:18 PM, Aug 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-02 14:21:29-04

The combination of fire and mulch sent a playground up in flames at an elementary school in Lorain Tuesday. 

According to Lorain fire officials, crews at the Larkmoor Elementary School playground were working to reseal pavement when they decided to burn weeds around the edges. 

Unfortunately, the fire came in contact with some very flammable rubberized mulch.

Lorain firefighters responded but the playground was already torched. 

The school was not damaged and there were no injuries.