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Garage Fire on 300 block of Whitney Avenue South.

For immediate release: October 19, 2019 - 10:37am
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Garage Fire on 300 block of Whitney Avenue South.

At 08:23 this morning The Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a garage was on fire on the 300 block of Whitney Avenue South. 

Three Engines an Aerial Ladder a Heavy Rescue Truck and a Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene.

First arriving crews found heavy smoke and flames coming from the rear of a single car garage igniting nearby power lines and fences. Crews used attack hose lines on the visible flames while other crews prepared to enter the garage to search for possible trapped occupants.  City light and power crews were contacted to assist with the affected power lines.

Portions of the walls were removed while crews worked to extinguish any remaining hot spots.  Power ventilation fans were used to clear the remaining smoke from the structure.

No occupants were found and no injuries were reported as a result of this fire.

A Fire Investigation Unit was called to the scene and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation. 

Damages are estimated at $20,000.