Fire damages playground at Hermiston’s Funland Park

A fire caused significant damage to the playground at Hermiston’s Funland park.

The fire broke out just before 3:00 a.m. Friday, when crews arrived they found a large fire burning the play structure at the park.

Crews with the Umatilla County Fire District #1 were able to quickly extinguish the fire, but they say the play structure sustained significant damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Officials with the City of Hermiston say they will continue to provide the public with updates on the investigation and will also let the community know if/when they might need volunteers to help rebuild the playground.

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