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Fire Damages Two Homes

For immediate release: August 11, 2020 - 9:06am

At 2:29 am the Saskatoon fire department began receiving 911 calls reporting a fire in the 500 block of Ave G South.  Three fire engines, one rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief were dispatched for response.  The first fire crews were on scene 2 minutes and 45 seconds after leaving the fire station and observed flames between two houses.

Fire crews advanced a hose line to begin putting water on the fire and quickly suppressed further fire growth.

Fire damage was sustained to the exterior of the two occupied homes.  There were no injuries as a result of this fire and a fire investigator estimates damages at $3000, while the cause if the fire remains under investigation.