Overnight Saskatoon fires deemed suspicious

The damage on a shed on Bell Crescent left by a fire that is under investigation. Nathaniel Dove / Global News

Three fires in the city on Saturday morning are being investigated by the Saskatoon Fire Department.

Firefighters responded to an emergency call just before 2 a.m. for two fires in an alleyway behind houses on Bell Crescent, in the Nutana Park neighbourhood.

Fire officials said a shed and fence behind one house was alight and a second shed just a few houses down was also on fire.

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A third fire occurred on Whitney Avenue South shortly before 8:30 a.m.

Fire officials said in a statement that crews found heavy smoke and flames coming from a single car garage and threatening nearby power lines and fences.

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Damages have been estimated at $20,000.

All fires remain under investigation.

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