A single-story duplex located on the 100th block of Avenue 1 South caught fire at 5:27 Saturday morning, according to the Saskatoon Fires.
No firefighters or civilians were injured in the fire.
3 fire trucks, 1 ladder team, and 1 battalion commander were dispatched.
The building was vacant at the time of the fire.
Firefighters launched an internal fire brigade attack and public services were closed for safety.
At 5:38 am, the roof was confirmed to be tilting downward.
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A search was conducted on both sides of the duplex to ensure no one was inside.
The fire was extinguished at 5:47 a.m.
Fire investigators have closed the investigation. The cause of the fire is suspect, according to a news release.
The rear door of one unit was breached and a fire started in the living room closet on the main floor. The fire ranged from the closet to the attic and roof.
Damage is estimated at $1.5 million. Police investigators continue part of the investigation into this suspicious fire.
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Saskatoon Suspicious fire fight at single story duplex – Saskatoon
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