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The Saskatoon Fire Department has welcomed two experienced trainers from the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) to deliver a strategically designed program highlighting the importance of behavioural health and peer support in emergency services.
The two day program, occurring April 29th and 30th, is being attended by 25 employees of the Saskatoon Fire Department, as well as outside agencies; it has been developed to offer guidance when:
The fire investigation into the cause of this fire concluded late last night. It has been determined the cause of the fire was the result of the improper disposal of smoking materials into a combustible container. The Fire Investigator was able to conclude cigarettes were being butted into a plastic container.
The estimated damage to structures is $1,000,000.00.
The fire investigation has wrapped up on Langlois Way. The fire originated on an exterior balcony while the cause of the fire was determined to be smoking materials improperly discarded into a flower pot. The structure is a six unit, three storey townhouse. Heavy fire, smoke and water damage were sustained to three units.
Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls beginning at 4:34 p.m. reporting a house fire on Salloum Union in Evergreen. Dispatched to the scene were 3 Engines, a Rescue, a Ladder, and a Battalion Chief. While on route a 911 caller reported fire had spread to a second house and all occupants had evacuated.
Fire crews arrived and observed two single family residences heavily involved in fire. Incident Command initiated a second alarm calling for two additional Engines and a Fire Investigator.
Fire Crews have brought the fire under control and are continuing to work on hotspots. Extensive fire damage has made access to portions of the structure a challenge.
On arrival to this incident fire crews observed a 3 storey multi-unit townhouse with a single unit fully involved in fire with fire spreading to neighbouring units. After a search for occupants, firefighters were able to confirm there were no injuries.
Fire crews remain on scene and a fire investigation has begun to determine the cause of the fire.
Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls beginning at 9:17 a.m. reporting a structure fire on Langlois Way. Dispatched to the scene were 3 Engines, a Ladder, a Rescue and a Battalion Chief.
After initial size-up of the incident, there was request for an additional Engine and a Fire Investigator.
A search of building has confirmed the building has been vacated.
Fire crews are remain on scene.
Update to follow.
At 1540 hours Incident Command determined the fire to be extinguished. All committed fire apparatus have returned to their respective fire stations.
At approximately 12:05 pm today Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a grass fire in the area of Highways 7 and 60. A Brush Trucks, Water Tanker, an Engine and a Battalion Chief responded to assist scene. After an initial size up of the situation, the Incident Commander requested the dispatch of an additional Brush Truck and Water Tanker.
A Fire Investigator has ruled the cause of a fire that occurred at 143 Nordstrum Road as undetermined. The structure and its contents received extensive damage as a result of the fire; damage has been estimated at $350,000.
The Saskatoon Fire Department has concluded its on scene investigation into this incident.
At 02:52 the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call, from the occupant of #97-219 Grant Street reporting smoke in her mobile home. Three Engines, one Ladder Company, and the Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene.
Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls at approx. 01:40, reporting a house on fire at the rear of 143 Nordstrum Road. Three Engines, one Ladder Company, one Rescue Unit, and the Battalion Chief responded to the scene.
At 06:56 this morning the Saskatoon Fire Department received a single 9-1-1 call reporting a fire in an apartment building with a person possibly trapped inside. Thee Engine companies, one Ladder Truck, One Heavy Rescue Truck and a Battalion Chief responded. On arrival, the first in crew noted heavy black smoke from an apartment window on the second floor south side of the three story apartment building.
Saskatoon Fire Department responds to assist Dalmeny Fire Department with large brush fire.
At approximately 2:30 yesterday afternoon Saskatoon Fire Department received a request for Mutual aid from Dalmeny Fire Department to assist with a large brush fire that was threatening farm yards and homes 4 miles west of the city. Two Brush Trucks, two Water Tankers, an Engine and a Battalion Chief responded to assist with the firefighting efforts.
At approximately 11:43 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a single 911 call reporting a deck on fire at 44 Lindsay Drive.
Three Fire Engines, one Heavy Rescue Unit, one Aerial Ladder Truck, and one Battalion Chief were dispatched for immediate response.