Saskatoon firefighters were on the scene of a blaze that broke out in a Nutana home this afternoon. 

The fire started at the back of the home at 705 Eastlake Avenue. 

As firefighters cut a hole in the roof, flames burst out of the side of the house. Firefighters had to get off the roof and fight the blaze from the ground.  

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Saskatoon firefighters battle a fire that broke out in a Varsity View home this afternoon. (Dan Zakreski/CBC)

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Saskatoon firefighters battle a fire that broke out in a Varsity View home this afternoon. (Dan Zakreski/CBC)

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Saskatoon firefighters battle a fire that broke out in a Varsity View home this afternoon. (Dan Zakreski/CBC)

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Saskatoon firefighters battle a fire that broke out in a Varsity View home this afternoon. (Dan Zakreski/CBC)