October 11, 2017 10:16 am

House fire in Saskatoon called suspicious

It took firefighters nearly an hour to bring a suspicious house fire in Saskatoon under control.

Neil Fisher / Global News

An early morning house fire in Saskatoon is being called suspicious by the Saskatoon Fire Department.

Crews received a 911 call just after 3:30 a.m. CT Wednesday stating smoke was coming from a home in the area of 17th Street West and Avenue H South.

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Firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from the roof and eaves of a single-storey house at 535 Ave. H South.

An aggressive interior attack was started and the house was searched.

No one was found inside.

The fire was brought under control nearly an hour after the call came in.

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No injuries have been reported.

Damage is estimated at $250,000.

Saskatoon police are assisting with the investigation.

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