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Early morning vehicle fire causes damage to a detached garage

For immediate release: August 9, 2019 - 4:23am

At approximately 02:24 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a vehicle on fire in the alley behind the 300 block of Blakney Crescent.

Two fire engines, one Battalion Chief and a Fire Investigator were dispatched to the incident. Upon arrival, fire crews encountered a fully involved vehicle fire that was impinging on a detached garage. The fire was quickly brought under control and extinguished. Fire crews performed a search of the motor vehicle and confirmed there were no occupants. The detached garage only sustained damage to the exterior of the structure as a result of the fire.

A Fire Investigator is currently on scene working to determine a cause and damage estimate.

There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.