Arson suspected in playground fire

August 19, 2009 9:25:50 AM PDT
State police are looking for four young boys in connection with a fire at a Montgomery County elementary school.It happened around 4:13 p.m. Tuesday behind Skippack Elmentary School in Skippack Township, Pa.

Police say someone set fire to the mulch around the playground equipment. The flames then spread, severly damaging the playground.

Authorities are now searching for four young boys, between 10 and 14 years old. They were last seen in the area of the school shortly after the fire.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cpl David Egleston of the PSP Skippack Fire Marshal unit at (610) 410-7850.

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