SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) - Police say two, twelve-year-old Sioux Falls boys are charged with reckless burning after melting playground equipment at Explorer Elementary School in Harrisburg.
Officer Sam Clemens says a witness saw smoke and flame coming from the playground and two boys running away.
Clemens says the man followed the boys to a nearby home and he called police. He says responding officers found the boys in a home on South Denton Avenue. Police says the boys started a fire in a binder with papers inside and threw some wood chips in as well.
Clemens says the boys were taken to the Juvenile Detention Center.
Damage to the playground equipment is estimated at five hundred dollars.