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Fire destroys pirate ship playground in Winnipeg’s Harbourview Park

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WATCH: The playground in northeast Winnipeg was destroyed by a fire Tuesday evening – Apr 11, 2017

WINNIPEG – The arson unit is investigating a fire that ripped through a playground in Harbourview Park Monday night.

Firefighters were called to 1867 Springfield Road, in northeast Winnipeg for reports of a play structure on fire around 10:45 p.m.

Crews had issues with the fire hydrant nearby and had to get water from farther away. Crews also had to dismantle parts of the playground to battle the fire.

No one was injured. Damage is pegged at $200,000. Winnipeg police are asking anyone with information to call 204-986-6813 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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