Fire destroys Bryant Elementary School play structure; cause undetermined
Ann Arbor Fire officials haven’t been able to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a playground structure at Bryant Elementary School Sunday morning and sent flames shooting 10 feet into the air.
Inspector Ellen Taylor said she investigated the fire Monday, inspecting the structure and interviewing teachers and the principal. There was no evidence an accelerant was used, she said.
Firefighters responded to a call reporting the fire on the playground at the school, 2150 Santa Rosa Dr., about at 8:04 a.m. Sunday, she said. They arrived within four minutes and had the fire out by 8:14, she said. No one was injured.
Taylor said spontaneous combustion is a possibility, but the cause has been ruled undetermined. She said she asked the principal to keep an eye out for any suspicious activity around the structure.
Someone captured a video of the fire and posted it on YouTube. Watch it below.