Saskatoon firefighters remove body from Pleasant Hill home, investigation underway

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A body was removed from a Pleasant Hill home after a fire Wednesday morning in Saskatoon.

The Saskatoon Fire Department said it was alerted to the fire at 428 Ave. T S just after 7 a.m.

Firefighters said they arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the home.

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The body was removed following a sweep of the main floor and basement of the home, the fire department said in a release.

The identity of the person has not been released.

The fire was quickly brought under control, the fire department said in a release.

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Fire department officials said they have not yet determined the cause of the fire, but said a smoke alarm in the home was working.

The fire department and Saskatoon police continue to investigate, along with the coroner’s office.

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