Keith said the fire, which started about 3:15 p.m. July 23, caused about $4,000 in damage to the playground equipment. He said the Elyria Fire Department extinguished the fire in a few minutes.
Both juveniles have admitted to starting the fire, he said, and have been certified to the juvenile court system.
In addition to the Fire Department, Elyria police and representatives from the Board of Education responded, Keith said.
Photos by Odis Lovejoy of Elyria: