August 12, 2014 9:12 am

300K damage in Saskatoon house fire

Damage estimate at $300,000 after fire at a Saskatoon home late Monday afternoon.

Luke Banville / Global News

SASKATOON – No one was injured after a Monday afternoon house fire in Saskatoon.

Firefighters were called to 222 Candle Cres. in the Lawson Heights neighbourhood around 5:30 p.m. after receiving a report of smoke coming from the windows of the house.

Crews arrived to find smoke coming from the living room window and entered the house to find a fire in the kitchen.

The fire was brought under control in 11 minutes.

A neighbour informed firefighters no one was home and a search of the house confirmed it was unoccupied.

Damage is estimated at $300,000.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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