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Arsonist Sets Des Moines Playground on Fire
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DES MOINES, Iowa - Firefighters found thick black smoke and flames dancing off parts of a playground at a metro school Friday.
Fire crews put out the flames at Park Avenue Elementary.
The fire was reported about 10:56 a.m. at 3141 Southwest 9th Street, Park Avenue Elementary school in Des Moines.
Firefighters said the fire was intentionally set.
Authorities say two juveniles have been charged with second-degree arson and turned over to their parents.