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House fire in College Park

For immediate release: December 28, 2020 - 8:45am

The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 8:41 pm on Sunday December 27, 2020 reporting a house fire on the 700 block of Trent Crescent.  Dispatched to the scene were three engines a ladder, rescue, battalion chief and fire investigator.

The first arriving firefighters observed light smoke from the home and proceeded to advance hose lines into the building.  A search confirmed all occupants had evacuated, one who suffered burns to their hands.

The fire investigation has determined a cardboard box containing refuse was set alight to dispose of the contents.  Unfortunately, this occurred inside the house and the occupants were not able to remove the box to the outside before it got out of control.

Damage caused by this fire is estimated to be $150, 000.00.