At 6:50 p.m. Monday Magnolia Fire Department was dispatched to a controlled burn at Smith Elementary School on Hardin Store Road at Hidden Valley. When the first truck arrived on the scene he immediately called for an additional tanker.
Several thousand dollars worth of playground equipment was heavily involved in fire. The damage was extensive once the fire was extinguished.
The Montgomery County Fire Marshal’s Office will be assisting the Montgomery County Precinct 5 Constables Office in investigating the cause of the blaze.