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Kitchen fire in Saskatoon home caused by cooking

Firefighters said smoke was visible when they arrived at the home in the 1100-block of Avenue K North.
Firefighters said smoke was visible when they arrived at the home in the 1100-block of Avenue K North. Saskatoon Fire Department / Supplied

A cooking fire caused an estimated $80,000 in damage at a Saskatoon home Tuesday afternoon.

The Saskatoon Fire Department said a call came in just after 2:10 p.m. stating there was a possible kitchen fire at the home located at 1152 Ave. K North.

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Firefighters said smoke was visible when they arrived.

An attack crew entered the home and were able to quickly put out the fire, according to the fire department’s report.

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A fire investigator determined the cause to be accidental as the result of cooking.

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