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Saskatoon Fire - News Releases

City of Saskatoon - News Releases


Fire Investigators have determined that the fire, causing an estimated $120,000 in damage to a property located at 310 Cree Crescent, was accidental in nature. A Fire Investigator remains on this case to identify an exact cause. 

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At approximately 4:00 a.m. the Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a reported garage fire at 310 Cree Crescent. 3 fire engines, 1 aerial , 1 rescue truck, and a Battalion chief  responded to the incident.

March 1, 2019 - 1:44pm

At approximately 4:00 am the Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a reported garage fire at 310 Cree Crescent. 3 fire engines, 1 aerial , 1 rescue truck, and a Battalion chief  responded to the incident.

It took crews approximately 30 minutes to get the fire under control. Damage is estimated at $120,000 which includes building and contents. Fire investigators are on scene to determine cause and origin. 

 

March 1, 2019 - 7:05am

At approximately 1:00 pm Saskatoon Fire Department responded to the intersection of Circle Drive and Avenue C.N for a reported semi trailer that had rolled on its side. Two fire engines, one rescue truck, and a Battalion Chief responded to the incident. First arriving Officer had to determine what the cargo was to rule out any dangerous goods on board and to check for injuries. The cargo was industrial parts and there were no injuries reported. One Engine remained on scene until the scene was deemed safe.

 

February 25, 2019 - 4:09pm

The Investigator for the house fire earlier today at 3360 - 33rd Street West has concluded the fire to be incendiary.

Total damage is valued at $250,000, including both the house and the camper.

 

February 21, 2019 - 8:21pm

At approximately 1:55 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a possible house on fire at 124 Avenue S South. 

Three Fire Engines, one Heavy Rescue Unit, one Aerial Ladder Truck, one Fire Investigation Unit, and one Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene. 

February 21, 2019 - 3:08pm

At approximately 12:07 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a recreational vehicle on fire in the driveway of a house located at 3360 33rd Street West. 

Three Fire Engines, one Heavy Rescue Unit, one Aerial Ladder Truck, one Fire Investigation Unit, and one Battalion Chief were immediately dispatched for response. 

February 21, 2019 - 2:09pm

At approximately 7:40 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department was dispatched to a multi-vehicle collision on Circle Drive near Valley Road. 

Upon receiving the call, two Fire Engines, one Heavy Rescue Unit, and one Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene. One Assistant Chief traveling in the area received the dispatch transmission and also responded to aid in establishing scene safety.

February 21, 2019 - 9:25am

  At approximately 8:24 Sunday evening the Saskatoon Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at 115 Ave O S.

  Three fire engines, one aerial ladder truck, one heavy rescue truck and a Battalion Chief were dispatched. On arrival crews found a second floor apartment fully involved with fire and the building full of smoke. Arriving crews received several reports of people trapped in the building. One additional fire engine was dispatched.

February 11, 2019 - 12:54am

At approximately 5:19 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a house on fire at 5371 Strathcona Avenue in Corman Park. 

Two fire engines, one heavy rescue unit, one brush truck, one water tanker, and one Battalion Chief responded to the scene. Fire Dispatchers worked to obtain additional information for responding crews, identifying that two cats and one dog remained trapped inside. All occupants of the home had exited before the arrival of the first fire crew.

February 4, 2019 - 11:11am

At approximately 12:17 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call alerting to a possible hazardous concern in a suite on the second floor of a multi-unit apartment complex on Pendygrasse Road.

One Fire Engine was dispatched to investigate the concern. Upon arrival, it was determined that to ensure public safety and that of responders, additional crews would be required; dispatched were one Haz-Mat Unit, one Decontamination Unit, one Mobile Command Unit, one Aerial Ladder Truck, and one Battalion Chief.

January 31, 2019 - 4:57pm

At approximately 01:30 the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting smoke in a house at 210 Ave E North. Three engine companies, one ladder truck, a heavy rescue and a Battalion Chief responded to the call.  On arrival three people were waiting outside for the fire department. Fire crews entered the house and found a fire in the basement which they quickly extinguished.

No injuries were reported at this fire.

 The fire is under investigation and there is no damage estimate at this time.

January 30, 2019 - 2:31am

The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 10:20 a.m. reporting a mobile home fire at Leisureland trailer park.  Dispatched to the scene were five fire apparatus, including a water tanker.  The first arriving officer observed heavy smoke and considerable amount of flame from within the home.  Once assured there were no occupants, fire crews committed to protecting neighbouring buildings and delivering water into the home.

January 29, 2019 - 3:34pm

Update:

The Investigation of this fire has been concluded and has determined the cause to be accidental due to a portable heater.

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Pet Rescued from House Fire at 1136 Elliot Street.

At 3:45 this afternoon The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a house was on fire with smoke coming from the front door at 1136 Elliot Street. 

Three Engines, an Aerial Ladder, a Heavy Rescue Truck, and a Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene.

January 23, 2019 - 6:11am

Pet Rescued from House Fire at 1136 Elliot Street.

At 3:45 this afternoon The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a house was on fire with smoke coming from the front door at 1136 Elliot Street. 

Three Engines, an Aerial Ladder, a Heavy Rescue Truck, and a Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene.

January 23, 2019 - 5:37am

One lane of Highway 11 southbound has now been opened to public access.

Speed and traffic restrictions will remain in place until the incident is cleared. Obey all direction.

Follow the Saskatchewan Highway Hotline for further updates on the road closures in the area of the derailment site.

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The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has authorized clean-up operations to begin at the derailment site on Highway 11 North of Saskatoon. 

January 22, 2019 - 6:03pm

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