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Cause of fatal fire undetermined, fire department says
Saskatoon Fire Department (file photo)
Published Monday, October 15, 2018 7:55PM CST
Last Updated Tuesday, October 16, 2018 11:21AM CST
The cause of a fatal fire in the Pleasant Hill neighbourhood remains undetermined, the Saskatoon Fire Department says.
Investigators have concluded their on-scene investigation into the fire Monday afternoon at a multi-unit complex on 21st St. West and Avenue N south, the department said in a news release.
When crews arrived they found smoke and flames coming from the building and quickly extinguished the fire.
A 42-year-old woman was found dead in a basement suite, police said in a news release.
Police arson investigators, along with members of the Major Crime Section, are continuing to investigate.
An autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of death, which is not being treated as suspicious, police say.
Damage is estimated at $100,000.