ALTON, Ill. (KMOV) – An Alton playground suffered damage after rubber mulch caught fire on Thursday at Oakwood Estates housing complex.
Firefighters say the flames did not take long to extinguish, but some of the playground equipment was damaged. There was also some melted siding on a wall of nearby apartments.
The cause of the fire has not been determined; no injuries were reported.
The property manager says the cost of damage is unclear.