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Someone purposely set a fire around the playground of a school in Patterson Park

Someone purposely set a fire around the playground of a school in Patterson Park
Posted at 12:10 PM, Nov 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-12 13:20:04-05

BALTIMORE — An investigation is underway after someone intentionally set a fire outside a Baltimore school on Friday.

Fire crews were called just after 6am to the playground area of Patterson Park Public Charter School.

Investigators believe a tote was lit on fire causing damage to one of the back doors of the school.

Firefighters were reportedly able to extinguish the flames preventing any further extension.

There is no word yet on a potential motive or suspect.