Crews are reporting about $2,000 in damages to the grandstands at Failor Field after a fire at Pioneer Park this morning. Battalion Chief Dave Golding said that on at 5:37 a.m. Tuesday, the Aberdeen Fire Department was dispatched a possible fire at the Failor Field Little League Park grandstands located in Pioneer Park.
Golding said that upon arrival units found light smoke coming from the field side of the grandstands. It was discovered that a fire had started on the bottom step of the 3rd base side grandstands.
The fire spread was limited to the bottom corner of the wooden grandstands. Damage is estimated at $2,000. The fire was quickly extinguished by the 8 firefighters who responded in 1 command unit, 2 Engines and 1 medic unit.
The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time and is currently still under investigation.