Weiden (dpa / lby) - When playing around with fireworks, children started a fire in a playground in the Upper Palatinate. A climbing frame caught fire and was badly damaged, the police reported on Sunday.
A patrol found some children between the ages of eight and ten on the playground in Weiden who were handling firecrackers. The playground was temporarily closed after Saturday's fire.
The police estimated the damage at around 1,800 euros.