Fire at Saskatoon city yard garage causes $250K in damage

The Saskatoon fire department is being asked by the city to burn off $1.8M from its budget, three other departments asked to cut $1.4M.
Damage pegged at $250K after vehicle fire at city yard garage in Saskatoon Monday evening. File / Global News

SASKATOON – A fire at a Saskatoon city yard has caused $250,000 in damage to a garbage truck.

Firefighters were called to the yard at 75 King St. just after 9 p.m.

Crews arrived to find fire and smoke coming from an open garage door on the north side of the building.

An aggressive attack was started and a vehicle fire was quickly extinguished.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

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