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Two vehicle fire near building in North end

For immediate release: June 15, 2019 - 12:38am
19-06977

At 23:15 Friday night, Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a report of two passenger vehicles fully involved in fire, up against a business in the North end. The incident occurred at 854 47th Street East. Three Engines, one Ladder Company, one Heavy Rescue unit, and the Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene.

On arrival, the first Fire crew noted both vehicles fully involved, possibly extending into the adjacent business. Crews immediately began extinguishment to contain the fire to the vehicles and prevent extension into the building. An additional water supply from the closest hydrant along with  a second Engine crew was required to contain and completely extinguish both vehicles. 

Fire crews quickly verified there were no occupants in either of the vehicles. Ventilation fans were used to remove smoke from the building.

A Fire Investigator is on scene. No cause or damage estimate has been made available at this time. No injuries reported due to this incident.