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Saskatoon Fire - News Releases

City of Saskatoon - News Releases


At 2:50 pm Sunday afternoon, Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a reported two vehicle MVA on the Broadway Bridge.

One Engine, one Heavy Rescue Unit, and a Battalion Chief responded to the scene. 

On arrival,  paramedics from the engine  assessed the occupants from the vehicles and determined there were no serious injuries.

Fire crews had to use the winch from the Rescue Engine to pull the vehicle away from the concrete barricade to enable one occupant to exit the vehicle.

The engine crew assisting with debris and fluid clean up.

June 16, 2019 - 4:07pm

At 23:15 Friday night, Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a report of two passenger vehicles fully involved in fire, up against a business in the North end. The incident occurred at 854 47th Street East. Three Engines, one Ladder Company, one Heavy Rescue unit, and the Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene.

June 15, 2019 - 12:38am

The Saskatoon Fire Department advises members of the public that the South Saskatchewan River’s water level is low as a result of reduced discharge rates.

Recently, the Government of Canada has recorded the primary water level on the South Saskatchewan River at Saskatoon to be approximately 2.1 metres with a discharge rate averaging between 70 and 80 cubic metres per second.

June 14, 2019 - 1:27pm

Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 6:26 am reporting a street sweeper on fire in a shed at City Yards on Ontario Avenue.  Dispatched to the scene were tree engine companies, a ladder company, a rescue company, a battalion  chief and a fire investigator. First arriving officer on site observed heavy smoke showing coming from a vehicle shed and committed fire crews to investigate.  Advancing hose lines, fire crews entered the

June 14, 2019 - 7:56am

Just before six O'clock this evening, the Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a two vehicle collision at 8th Street and Eastlake Avenue. One Engine and one Rescue Unit  were dispatched. 

On arrival, the Engine crew assessed the scene and quickly determined the two occupants from one of the vehicles had already safely exited and were uninjured. The driver of the second vehicle had also exited but had left the scene. It is unknown if the driver had received any injuries. 

June 13, 2019 - 6:52pm

Saskatoon Fire Department responds to a house fire at 121 Avenue X South.

At approximately 7 am this morning, The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting smoke coming from a house on Ave X South. Three Engine Company’s, an Aerial Ladder, and a Rescue Engine responded. Crews made a quick offensive attack and extinguished the fire. A search was conducted and there were no occupants found in the home.  

There were no injuries as a result of the fire.

There was a Fire Investigator called to the scene. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

June 13, 2019 - 8:19am

Saskatoon Fire Department is responding to a reported house fire in the 100 block of Ave X South.  Smoke was reported from a house by a passing City of Saskatoon Transit supervisor resulting in the dispatch of 3 engine companies, a ladder company a rescue company and a battalion chief. 

First arriving officer observed heavy smoke coming from and house and order fire crews to investigate.  Fire crews are actively suppressing the fire and searching for any occupants.

No damage estimates of fire cause available at this time.

June 13, 2019 - 7:13am

Today, 20 high school students will successfully graduate from the Firefighter Introduction Recruitment Experience (F.I.R.E.) Cadet Program. Each of these students has demonstrated responsibility, respect, teamwork, community involvement, pride, and leadership to get to this point.

June 11, 2019 - 3:07pm

A fire investigator has found the cause of a fire that occurred on June 5, 2019 at a business located at 126 Wheeler Street to be accidental in nature as a result of the inadequate maintenance of an aluminum dust collection appliance. It is believed that static electricity sparked the ignition of the aluminum dust as it passed through a filtration system.

June 6, 2019 - 9:56am

At approximately 2:54 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a call from an alarm company indicating a commercial fire signal had been activated on the alarm panel of a business located at 126 Wheeler Street. 

June 5, 2019 - 4:51pm

Cadets from the Firefighter Introduction Recruitment Experience (F.I.R.E.) program will be conducting a live-fire exercise on the training grounds at Fire Station No. 6, located at 3309 Taylor Street East, beginning at approximately 2:30 p.m. on June 5, 2019. The exercise is intended to provide a hands-on learning experience to F.I.R.E Cadets on safely using a fire extinguisher.

June 5, 2019 - 1:40pm

At approximately 8:13 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting smoke and flame coming from the front of a house located at 1138 Avenue P South. One occupant was reported to have self-evacuated and left the scene.

Three fire engines, one heavy rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, and one battalion chief were dispatched for immediate response. Two fire investigation units were later dispatched to the scene upon confirmation of a working structure fire.

June 4, 2019 - 12:03pm

Cadets from the Firefighter Introduction Recruitment Experience (F.I.R.E.) program will be conducting a live-fire exercise on the training grounds at Fire Station No. 6, located at 3309 Taylor Street East, beginning at approximately 2:30 p.m. on June 3, 2019. The exercise is intended to provide a hands-on learning experience to F.I.R.E Cadets on safely using a fire extinguisher.

June 3, 2019 - 2:04pm

With dry conditions across all of Saskatchewan, the Saskatoon Fire Department would like to inform members of the public of provincial resources outlining the current jurisdictional fire bans in Saskatchewan. Additionally, residents are reminded of the requirements and regulations when using private or public fire pits within the City of Saskatoon.

June 3, 2019 - 9:36am

Saskatoon fire department responded to a early morning garage fire at 215 Avenue E South. Trucks from # One hall, # Two hall, and a rescue truck from #Six hall responded to the incident.

June 3, 2019 - 6:08am

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