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Playground burns in Savage, police looking for help

Dramatic images from the scene shows the extent of the blaze.
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Police in Savage, Minnesota, are seeking information about a fire at a playground in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Officers arrived at the playground at Savage Community Park at 1:15 a.m. to find it "fully engulfed in flames."

The playground suffered extensive damage as a result, and now police want information about how it started.

Anyone with information should call the Savage Police Department at 952-882-2600. 

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