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Exterior Fire At Elementary School Daycare

For immediate release: August 11, 2019 - 4:37pm

Just after 2:00 pm this afternoon Saskatoon Fire Department received 911 calls about an exterior fire at St. Frances elementary school daycare , 202 Willow street east. Three Fire engines one Aerial ladder truck one heavy rescue truck one battalion Chief and one Fire Investigator unit were dispatched to this incident.

The first arriving trucks found a fence and the corner of the daycare building on fire. The fire was quickly brought under control and with a key holder arriving the interior of the structure was checked for fire extension. Crews found that the fire had got into the exterior of the walls and they had to extinguish hot spots both from inside the building and the outside as well.

There were on injuries as a result of this incident. A Fire Investigator is now on scene working to determine a cause of the fire and a damage estimate.