October 12, 2017 8:53 am

Damage estimated at $150K in Saskatoon house fire

A house fire in Saskatoon’s Evergreen neighbourhood caused $150,000 in damage.

Phillip Bollman / Global News

Damage is estimated at $150,000 after a house fire in the Evergreen neighbourhood.

A 911 call came in to the Saskatoon Fire Department at 9 p.m. CT on Wednesday reporting smoke and flame coming from the house at 506-315 Kloppenburg Link.

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Firefighters arrived to find flames shooting out of the attached garage and heavy smoke in the air.

An aggressive exterior attack was started and a search of the home found it to be vacant.

Crews brought the fire under control in 30 minutes.

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Saskatoon police said a 37-year-old man received minor burns and was treated at the scene by paramedics.

The cause of the fire has been deemed to be accidental.

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