September 13, 2017 8:48 am

Electrical failure blamed for Saskatoon house fire

A Saskatoon Fire Department investigator has determined that an electrical failure was the cause of an Erindale house fire.

Brice Perkins / Global News

A fire at a home in Saskatoon’s Erindale neighbourhood is being blamed on an electrical failure.

Firefighters were called to 103 Epp Ave. just before 10 p.m. CT on Tuesday for a residential fire signal.

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Crews arrived to find flames coming from the basement and started attacking the fire through windows.

A search found no one inside and the homeowners arrived as crews were wrapping up firefighting operations.

No injuries were reported.

A Saskatoon Fire Department investigator has estimated damage at $200,000.

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