May 17, 2018 11:00 am

2nd fire at Saskatoon hotel construction site

It is the second fire in just under a month at the construction site of the new Sandman Hotel in Saskatoon.

Angie Mellen / Global News
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There has been a second fire in less than a month at a hotel under construction in Saskatoon.

A caller reported a fire on the top floor of the new Sandman Hotel on Lorne Avenue at around 9:30 p.m. CT.

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Arriving firefighters found flame and embers on the northwest corner of the sixth floor.

An aerial ladder was used to reach the fire and put it out. Crews used a thermal imaging camera to check for any fire extension to other parts of the structure.

Damage is estimated at $2,000 and the cause remains under investigation.

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It is the second fire in just under a month at the construction site.

A major fire at the site on the morning of April 18 could be seen across much of the city.

The cause of that fire has not been determined.

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