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House Fire - 2509 Woodward Avenue

For immediate release: February 8, 2020 - 2:30pm

Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls at approx. 12:05 this afternoon, reporting a house on fire at 2509 Woodward Avenue. Three Engines, one Ladder Company, one Rescue Unit, and the Battalion Chief responded to the scene.

Crews arrived on scene in less than three minutes and noted smoke and flame from the front and back of the attached garage of this single family house. Incident command was notified that all occupants of the home had been evacuated.

An exterior attack was initiated to contain and control the main body of fire and minimize the extension into the house. Crews then were able to check and extinguish the spots that crept into the main house. Under control was marked at 12:59 and confirmation was given that evacuation was reported correctly.

Fire crews shut down the gas line to the house, while utility technicians were requested to disconnect remaining utilities.

A Fire Investigator is on scene. Damage is extensive however an estimate is not available at this time. No injuries have been reported as a result of this fire.