Firefighters from the PIttsburgh Bureau of Fire - Engine 16 - and Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 responded to multiple calls for a fire on the 2100 block of East Hills Drive just after 10:20 p.m. on June 6th.
When they arrived on scene they found two playgrounds behind the Imani Christian Academy in flames. The fires were extinguished, but one playground was destroyed by the blaze. In the second playground a slide and the rubber flooring surrounding it were destroyed. No one was injured.
The Fire Investigations Unit is investigating the cause of the fire.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.