Firefighters respond to three calls this morning
The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 9:15 am reporting flames coming from a house at 317 of Avenue P South. Dispatched to the scene were 3 Engines plus a Ladder truck, a Rescue truck, a Battalion Chief and a Fire Investigator. First arriving personnel observed smoke showing at the rear of a house. Further investigation discovered a small fire originating in an unused coal chute – which was quickly put out.
A second 911 call was received by the Saskatoon Fire Department at 9:39 am reporting smoke coming from the roof of a house at 333 Ave Q South. An Engine and Ladder were re-assigned from the fire on Ave P South, while an additional 2 Engines, a rescue truck, and a Fire Investigator were dispatched to that scene. Upon arrival it was reported one occupant had been in the house and was accounted for having gotten out. Flames were visible venting from the rear entrance door to the home. The fire was quickly brought under control and extinguished. Preliminary investigation indicates the fire originated in the kitchen.
A third 911 call came to the Saskatoon Fire Department at 10:53 am where the caller described grey smoke coming from a garage at 206 Ave E South. Dispatched to the scene were 3 Engines, a Ladder truck, a Rescue truck, a Battalion Chief, and a Fire Investigator. First arriving firefighters were presented with a garage and a garbage dumpster on fire. The fires were quickly extinguished limiting the damage.
All fires are currently under investigation with fire cause and damage estimates pending.