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The Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a house fire in the 1000 Block of Avenue F North at approximately 6:16 this evening. Three Fire Engines, one Ladder Truck, one Heavy Rescue Unit, one Fire Investigation Unit, and one Battalion Chief were dispatched to the incident.
At approximately 11:20 A.M.
At approximately 6:13 A.M. The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a 2 vehicle MVC where one vehicle was reported to have rolled on it's roof. One engine, one heavy rescue and a battalion chief responded to this incident, crews stabilized and de-energized the vehicle and extricated the lone occupant by removing a door using the hydraulic tools. The occupant was checked for injuries by the fire department paramedics, no injuries where reported on scene, however the driver was transported to hospital for further evaluation.
The Saskatoon Fire Department has concluded at the scene of a water rescue operation near the Victoria Boathouse.
At approximately 5:42 this evening, a firefighter-diver performing a hand search of the river's bottom located the body of a deceased male a short distance from where credible witness reports had identified his last known location as being. Upon recovery and removal of the body from the river, the scene was turned over to the Saskatoon Police Service and the Office of the Chief Coroner for further investigation.
At approximately 1:33 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call alerting to a person in distress in the area of the Victoria Boathouse.
One fire engine, two water rescue units, and one battalion chief were dispatched for response. Multiple river users witnessed the submersion of the individual; the initial 911 caller provided a description to fire dispatchers and remained on scene to direct fire department personnel to the individual's last known location.
Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a two vehicle collision at 16:20 this afternoon. Dispatch sent two Engines, one Heavy Rescue Unit, and one Battalion Chief to Avenue C and Circle Drive.
On arrival, Fire crews verified two vehicles involved. One was a small car and the other a passenger van. The occupant of the car had exited the vehicle before arrival of the Fire Department crews. The van was on its side with the single occupant still inside. It was being supported by multiple bystanders to prevent it from rolling further onto its roof.
2 Vehicle Collision Requires Rescue on Kensington Blvd.
At 12:40 This afternoon The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a collision between a Truck and a Mini van on Kensington Blvd.
An Engine a Rescue Truck and a Battalion Chief were dispatched and responded to the scene.
At approximately 11:42 pm tonight, Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls of a fire in the area of 20th street and ave H south. Three engines, one ladder truck, one rescue truck and a battalion chief were dispatched. On arrival, fire crews found a garage with heavy smoke and flames at the rear of 326 ave H south. Fire crews began an immediate attack and were quickly able to bring the fire under control.
At approximately 11:42 pm tonight, Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls of a fire in the area of 20th street and ave H south. Three engines, one ladder truck, one rescue truck and a battalion chief were dispatched. On arrival, fire crews found a garage with heavy smoke and flames at the rear of 326 ave G south. Fire crews began an immediate attack and were quickly able to bring the fire under control.
There were no injures as a result of the fire.
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.
At approximately 11:05 this morning the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiply 911 calls reporting a two vehicle collision on Circle Drive at the 8th street overpass with patient extrication required.
The Saskatoon fire Department received a 911 call reporting a fire in a large commercial storage building at approximately 01:07 this morning. Three Fire Engines, one Ladder Company, one Rescue Unit, a Battalion Chief and a Fire Investigator were dispatched to the incident.
At approximately 02:24 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a vehicle on fire in the alley behind the 300 block of Blakney Crescent.
At 02:20 this morning, Saskatoon Fire Department received a call for a single vehicle MVC. It was reported to be on fire and possibly containing occupants.
Two Engines, one Heavy Rescue Unit, and the Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene at Arlington Avenue and Main Street.
The first Engine and Rescue Unit arrived on scene to find the passenger car fully engulfed in flames. Fire crews quickly contained and extinguished the fire so they could complete a primary search throughout the vehicle as quickly as possible. No occupants were found inside.
At approximately 10:01 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting smoke coming from a garage in the 2000 block of St. Henry Avenue, not St. Charles Avenue as was previously reported.
Three fire engines, one heavy rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, and one battalion chief were immediately dispatched to the scene. Upon confirmation of a fully involved structure, one fire investigation unit was also dispatched for response.