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House Fire – 1000 Block of Avenue F North

For immediate release: August 24, 2019 - 8:18pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a house fire in the 1000 Block of Avenue F North at approximately 6:16 this evening. Three Fire Engines, one Ladder Truck, one Heavy Rescue Unit, one Fire Investigation Unit, and one Battalion Chief were dispatched to the incident.

Fire Crews arrived on scene within 4 minutes of being dispatched. Upon arrival, black smoke was seen coming from the front of the house. Fire crews made entry into the structure and initiated an offensive fire attack. Fire fighters encountered black smoke and heat as they entered the building. The fire was quickly brought under control and extinguished. Fire crews performed searches of each level in the house, finding no occupants or extension of the fire. There were no injuries as a result of this incident.

A Fire Investigator is currently on scene working to determine a cause. A damage estimate is not available at this time.