Saskatoon Fireplace Division responds to storage hearth on Avenue B North – Saskatoon
The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a garage fire and brought it under control. Officials reported no injuries to anyone as a result of the fire. The incident occurred early in the morning after a 9-1-1 call was received for the 1300 block of Avenue B North.
“Dispatched to the scene were three fire engines, one ladder truck, a rescue unit and the Battalion Chief,” according to a release. “On arrival, the first arriving fire crews reported garbage and the detached garage on fire. Tactical duties were assigned to the incoming fire crews. Utility services were shut off for scene safety.”
Officials have stated the fire originated with a couch being set on fire that spread to the garbage bin and garage. Fire is suspicious and damage is estimated at $50,000. A follow up will be conducted by the Saskatoon Police Service due to the suspicious nature of the fire.
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