Suspect apprehended as suspicious Saskatoon duplex fire investigated

Written by admin on 15/04/2019 Categories: 长沙夜网

SASKATOON – The Saskatoon Fire Department and Saskatoon Police Service are investigating a suspicious house fire Wednesday in Saskatoon. Firefighters were called to 1940 Easthill at around 2:45 p.m. CT and found heavy smoke and flames emanating from the east side, rear bedroom window.

The duplex was occupied at the time but everyone was able to get out safely.

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Crews attacked the fire outside the room of origin to gain control of the blaze before members entered through the front door to knock down the remaining flames.

There is a moderate level of water and smoke migration to the interior of the west side of the home. Damage is estimated at $200,000.

A 25-year-old man has been apprehended as a suspect in the cause of this incident.

Investigators are attempting to determine the cause of the fire.

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