Laurel Playground Fire Set Intentionally, Police Say

Nothing from Discovery Community Park can be salvaged

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    Neighbors watched as a fire tears through a playground. Darcy Spencer explains why police think it was intentionally set. (Published Sunday, March 3, 2013)

    Laurel police are trying to figure out who started a fire at a popular local playground.

    The fire broke out shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday at the Discovery Community Park at 1030 Harrison Drive.

    Investigators estimate the damage to be around $100,000. Nothing from the playground can be salvaged.

    Police are offering up to a $2,000 to anyone with information about the fire.

    City officials say they plan to rebuild the playground.