Damage from fire closes Elmwood Kildonans Pool in Winnipeg

A fire broke out just after 3 a.m. at the city-run Elmwood Kildonans Pool on Concordia Avenue in East Kildonan.
An electrical fire created smoke damage that has forced the Elmwood Kildonans Pool to close. It's not known when it will reopen. (Google Street View)

An electrical fire has shut down Winnipeg's Elmwood Kildonans pool.

The fire broke out just after 3 a.m. at the city-run pool on Concordia Avenue in East Kildonan.

A spokesperson said some cleaners were there at the time and got out safely.

No one was hurt but there is some smoke damage.

It's not known when the pool will reopen.