Fire damages playground in Petworth

- D.C. firefighters have put out a playground fire in the Petworth area of Northwest D.C.

The fire happened at a brand new playground behind the Sharpe Health School in the 4300 block of 13th Street Tuesday afternoon. No injured were reported, according to D.C. Fire and EMS.

Videos and pictures on social media show large flames and clouds of smoke coming from the playground fire.

According to FOX 5's Marina Marraco, fire crews at the scene say the fire looks like it was intentionally set and the damage is estimated to be about $25,000.

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