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Fire damages RTM cabin under construction in Saskatoon

A Saskatoon fire investigator determined the cause to be building materials placed too close to a construction heater.
A Saskatoon fire investigator determined the cause to be building materials placed too close to a construction heater. Saskatoon Fire Department / Supplied

A RTM cabin under construction in Saskatoon was damaged in a fire.

Saskatoon Fire Department crews said they arrived at 822 45th St. late Wednesday afternoon to find smoke coming from the two-storey cabin.

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Firefighters said they laid an attack line and entered the building, which was filled with heavy, black smoke.

The fire was quickly put out, according to the fire department, and a search confirmed no one was inside.

A fire investigator determined the cause to be building materials placed too close to a construction heater.

Damage is estimated at $80,000.

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