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Firefighters called out to several blazes overnight

Posted: 08/5/2013 12:23 PM | Comments: 0

Last Modified: 08/5/2013 6:53 PM | Updates

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An overnight fire occurred in a suite in this apartment block in the 700 block of Ellice Avenue.

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An overnight fire occurred in a suite in this apartment block in the 700 block of Ellice Avenue. Photo Store

Fire crews were kept busy last night and into the early morning with several fires in the city.

Firefighters were called to a three-storey apartment building at 755 Ellice Ave. around 2:45 a.m. this morning. There were no injuries and and the cause of the fire is still being determined. Damages are estimated at $100,000.

Earlier, at 11:30 p.m., a vehicle caught on fire at 546 Sargent Ave. The cause of the fire and damages are also under investigation.

And just before midnight, a shed was set on fire on McIvor Avenue. Arson is suspected as the cause of the fire and the investigation continues.

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Updated on Monday, August 5, 2013 at 1:14 PM CDT: Adds damage estimate.

6:53 PM: fixed "three-storey"

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