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Backyard fire pit leads to garage blaze in Saskatoon




Garage fire in the Brevoort Park neighbourhood in Saskatoon on Saturday. Damages are estimated at $40,000.


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Garage fire in the Brevoort Park neighbourhood in Saskatoon on Saturday. Damages are estimated at $40,000.

The Saskatoon Fire Department was called to a structure fire in the Brevoort Park neighbourhood just after midnight on Saturday.

Arriving crews found a detached garage fully engulfed in flames.

The blaze was extinguished quickly.

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The fire was deemed to be accidental and was caused by a fire pit that had holes in the bottom that allowed hot embers to fall onto a wooden deck that caught fire and the fire eventually spread to the garage.

Damage is estimated at $40,000.



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