Damage is estimated at $130 thousand after a basement fire at a home on Langevin [LANJ-eh-vin] Crescent.
The Saskatoon Fire Department got the call over the noon hour yesterday [mon]. The fire was in the laundry room and had filled the home with smoke. There were items stored too close to the hot water tank heating element and they caught fire.
Then, around 8:30 last night, fire fighters responded to a semi-tractor fire on the 200 block of Marquis Drive West. The fire was quickly extinguished. Damage is pegged at $125 thousand. An investigation determined that the cause was electrical.