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Regina man accidentally sets condo on fire with blowtorch

May 30, 2013, Regina – A Regina man who was trying to dry out his roof with a blowtorch instead set his condo on fire.

May 30, 2013
By The Canadian Press

May 30, 2013, Regina – A Regina man who was trying to dry out his roof with a blowtorch instead set his condo on fire.

Fire officials say the man was trying to clear water from his eavestrough and decided to speed up the process.

Investigators have confirmed the blowtorch was the cause of the fire.

Damage is estimated at about $200,000.

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