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Garage fire in Hudson Bay Park

For immediate release: February 20, 2021 - 6:39pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 at 3:53 pm on Saturday afternoon reporting fire coming from a garage on the 1100 block of Ave J North.  Dispatched to the scene were three engines, a ladder, rescue, battalion chief and fire investigator.

Upon arrival flames were observed coming from a detached garage and crews were assigned to advance hose lines and begin suppression activities.  The fire was quickly brought under control and extinguished. 

There were two cars on the garage at the time of the fire.  There were no injuries to civilians or firefighters.

The scene was turned over to the fire investigator who was able to conclude the fire started because of grinding ingiting flammable vapours.  Damage is estimated at $60,000.00.