A fire early Wednesday morning (Aug. 21) on the west side causing $150,000 in damage.

Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services were called out around 5:10 a.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 21) to a structure fire on Selkirk Road West.

Nineteen fire fighters from four stations responded. They found the garage fully engulfed in flames with fire spreading to the home, trees and neighbouring property.

The blaze was put out within an hour and a half with no injuries reported.

Investigation has since determined that the fire was accidental.

Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services reminds residents that if you choose to smoke, ensure you’re aware of your surroundings and always dispose of smoking materials properly in a non-combustible container filled with sand or water.