Rose Drive playground fire under investigation

The Victoria Fire Department is investigating a playground fire on Rose Drive.

The fire happened around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday evening.

A witness at the scene says they saw two people run from the scene shortly after the fire started.

No one was hurt.

The investigation is ongoing.

The official Victoria Fire Marshal press release is below:

On March 19, 2019 at approximately 6:16 pm, the Victoria Fire Department responded to a playground fire at Boulevard Park in the 2200 block of Rose Drive. Upon arrival, firefighters encountered a playground structure on fire. The fire was extinguished quickly. The fire damaged about half the playground structure.

Investigators have identified two juveniles involved in this fire. The Victoria Fire Marshal’s Office will continue the investigation. Due to the age of the individuals involved, no other updates will be issued.