School playground damaged by fire

Fire happened at Cedric C. Smith Elementary School in Magnolia

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MAGNOLIA, Texas - Part of a playground at a Montgomery County school caught fire.

Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office officials said the fire happened at Cedric C. Smith Elementary School, 28747 Hardin Store Road, on Monday evening.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames, but the playground equipment was severely damaged.

The playground has been closed until repairs are made.

No students were at the school when the fire happened, officials said.

Investigators said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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