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Overnight fire in Saskatoon’s Mayfair neighbourhood kills 4 dogs, 2 parrots

Saskatoon firefighters responded to a fire on Avenue D North early Sunday morning. A battalion chief said several pets died in the blaze but said no other occupants were injured. Supplied by the Saskatoon Fire Department

The Saskatoon Fire Department is investigating a fire in the Mayfair neighbourhood that killed four dogs and two parrots.

Firefighters responded at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Sunday to a call from a house in the 1200 block of Avenue D North.

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They found the occupants outside and could see flames through the front window when they arrived, according to a statement.

A fire battalion chief told Global News crews fought the blaze for about two hours.

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Neither civilians nor firefighters were injured in the fire.

While the investigation into the fire continues, Saskatoon fire is estimating about $100,000 in damages.

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