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Fire causes over $200,000 in damage to two homes

Firefighters battled a single storey residential home with smoke and flames visible from the right side of the structure causing the vacant two storey home next door to ignite. .
Firefighters battled a single storey residential home with smoke and flames visible from the right side of the structure causing the vacant two storey home next door to ignite. . Saskatoon Fire Department

The Saskatoon Fire Department was called to a house fire at 613 Ave. H South early Saturday afternoon.

Three engines, an aerial ladder, a heavy rescue truck and a battalion chief responded to the scene.

Firefighters found a single-storey home with smoke and flames visible from its right-side walls, causing the vacant two-storey residence next door to catch fire. The flames were put out within 10 minutes.

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No one was inside either home.

The cause of the blaze is currently under investigation.

There was roughly $230,000 in damage to both homes.

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