Around 2:00am early Sunday morning, Long Beach Fire Department was called out to the 2100 block of Santa Fe Avenue for reports of a fire at a park. Engine 13 arrived on scene to find a large confirmed outdoor fire in the park, which turned out to be a children’s playground well involved with fire. It took firefighters approximately 10-15 minutes to completely extinguish the stubborn fire, even with 3 hand lines in place. There were no injuries reported during or after the incident. Long Beach PD was called out to the scene for possible arson. It is still unknown on how the fire was ignited.
West Long Beach, CA - July 18th, 2021