Interim Superintendent Tommy Kranz confirmed that children were suspected as perpetrators. He said the fire caused at least $75,000 in damage and that there was no way the playground could be repaired and reopened before school starts next month.
Another year, another playground fire: The Woodville ES playground was previously set ablaze in 2012 and in 2014 . The George Mason ES playground burned in 2009 and in 2015. The Fairfield ES playground burned in 2010 and in 2014.