King City firefighters mop up after a fire destroyed a playground at Del Rey Elementary School on Monday. (Photos by Ryan Cronk)

KING CITY — A fire destroyed playground equipment at Del Rey Elementary School in King City late Monday afternoon.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze within minutes of responding to the school at 502 King St. No one was injured in the fire, the cause of which is under investigation.

According to school staff on scene, the burned play structure was fairly new, having been installed at the school last fall.

This is a developing story.

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Ryan Cronk is the managing editor for King City Rustler and Salinas Valley Tribune, a unified publication of Greenfield News, Soledad Bee and Gonzales Tribune. He covers general news for South Monterey County and the surrounding communities.


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