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Townhouse fire on Berini Drive

For immediate release: October 19, 2020 - 7:56am
20-13395

At approximately 7:15 p.m. on October 18, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a fire in the kitchen of a home on 300 block of Berini Drive.  Three fire engines, one rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief responded.

Upon arrival, firefighters observed smoke while staging on the street.  A crew was tasked with advancing a hose line into a residence and found fire in the kitchen.  At the same time, firefighter/paramedics examined the lone occupant for injuries and finding none, released the patient.

The fire investigator has completed the on scene examination has determined the fire to be accidental caused by overheated grease.  This fire caused an estimated $7500.00 damage