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Fire at Saskatoon care home called ‘suspicious’

A mattress fire at a care home in Saskatoon is being called suspicious by fire department officials. File / Global News

The Saskatoon Fire Department is calling a fire at a care home “suspicious.”

Firefighters were called to 410 Montreal Ave. S. just after 9 p.m. on Wednesday for a report of a fire in a bedroom of the care home.

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Crews said they were met by staff and told everyone had made it out of the home.

Firefighters then entered the house and found a fire in the bedroom involving a mattress, fire department officials said. It was brought under control in less than 10 minutes.

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The home was searched to ensure no one was inside and the fire department said there were no injuries to report.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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