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Fire destroys Jefferson Elementary School playground

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WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A playground at the Jefferson Elementary School in Waikiki is ruined after a fire broke out Sunday afternoon.

Honolulu Fire Department was alerted of the fire at 3:45 p.m. and say extinguished the fire within a few minutes.

The fire was not serious and was contained to the playground, however, the officials say the scene drew many people's attention due to the thick black smoke emanating from the plastic and rubber equipment. 

Fire officials found no obvious indications that the fire was intentionally set and said the causes is currently undetermined.

However, the Honolulu police are investigation the issue.

Officials also report no one was at the scene and no injuries.

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