Home Reno Sparks Fire in Saint John

The fire department says home renovations nearly burned down a home in Saint John on Saturday. Fire officials tell the Telegraph journal a soldering gun that ignited lint in a clothes dryer caused the fire which broke out shortly before 1pm on Longview Court. The fire was quickly extinguished. Two people fled the home, with the male homeowner being treated at the scene for minor smoke inhalation. the home suffered minor smoke and water damage.