Smoking blamed for early morning Saskatoon house fire

Members of the Saskatoon Fire Department extinguished a blaze in a Massey Place neighbourhood home early Tuesday morning. Saskatoon Fire Department / Supplied

SASKATOON – Firefighters extinguished a blaze in the Massey Place neighbourhood Tuesday. Just before 7 a.m. CT, the Saskatoon Fire Department was called to a report of a house fire at 108 Mackie Cres.

The lone occupant and her two dogs safely evacuated the home.

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Crews arrived to find smoke coming from the home. Firefighters entered the house and contained the blaze to the room of origin.

Damage is estimated at $75,000.

An investigator determined the cause of the fire was smoking and was accidental in nature.

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