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Saskatoon Fire Department responds to a four-plex fire at 501 Avenue H South

At 05:11 this evening The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a house was on fire at 501 Avenue H South. 

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

May 29, 2019 - 7:39pm

Each year, water enthusiasts head out to the many lakes and rivers across the country to indulge in water sports and activities. The Saskatoon Fire Department emphasizes the importance of having and maintaining the proper flotation equipment.

Lifejackets and personal flotation devices (PFDs) are extremely important pieces of equipment when in or around bodies of water. Slight variations between the function and purpose of lifejackets and PFDs exist; however, both act as a life-saving flotation device.

May 28, 2019 - 3:37pm

At approximately 03:30 on Tuesday May 28th the Saskatoon Fire Department received a call from a neighbor of flames coming from the rear of 2015 20th St West. Three engines, one ladder truck, a heavy rescue and battalion chief were dispatched.

May 28, 2019 - 5:31am

At 22:59 hrs the Saskatoon Fire Department dispatched an Engine company to a reported car fire behind 342 Ave R south, on arrival a garbage can, car and the deck on the first floor of an apartment building were on fire. An additional 2 Engines, Aerial truck, Rescue truck and Battalion chief were dispatched to assist with the fire.

Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire and evacuated the apartment building. Fire crews searched the building to ensured the fire had not spread and remained on scene to remove smoke form the building.

May 28, 2019 - 12:14am

At approximately 8:11 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting smoke in the hallway and the fire alarm sounding at an apartment building located at 235 Stillwater Drive. The source of the smoke was believed to be coming from suite 104.

Three fire engines, one heavy rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief were immediately dispatched for response. 

May 24, 2019 - 11:32am

At approximately 9:11 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a multi-vehicle collision involving a tractor-trailer unit at the intersection of Highway 5 and Highway 41.

Two fire engines, one heavy rescue unit, and one battalion were immediately dispatched for response. 

May 24, 2019 - 10:37am

At approximately 4:08 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received an initial 911 call reporting a fence on fire in the 400 block of Avenue T South. One fire engine was dispatched for response. Several additional 911 calls reported multiple shed-like storage structures on fire at this same location. Two additional fire engines, one heavy rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief were also dispatched to respond.

May 23, 2019 - 6:01pm

In recent months there has been a noticeable increase in fires resulting from the improper or inadequate storage and disposal of smoking materials; this is of immediate concern to the Saskatoon Fire Department.

Residents are reminded to:

May 22, 2019 - 2:55pm

At approximately 1:10 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a possible house on fire at 1037 Mahoney Avenue. Fire dispatchers worked with the caller to obtain more information for responding fire crews, identifying that flame could be seen coming from the deck of the house.

Three fire engines, one heavy rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief were immediately dispatched for response.

May 22, 2019 - 9:08am

The Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls beginning at approximately 6:53 pm reporting a house fire on Whelan Crescent resulting in the dispatch of 3 engine companies, a ladder company, a rescue company and a battalion chief.  The first arriving firefighters discovered two houses involved in fire and another two homes threatened to be exposed to the fire.  A request was made for an additional 2 engine companies and a fire investigator.

May 21, 2019 - 10:52pm

At approximately 8:09 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department was alerted to a motor vehicle collision on 8th Street East at the Circle Drive overpass. 

Two Fire Engines, one Heavy Rescue Unit, and one Battalion Chief were dispatched for response. Upon arrival of the first responding fire crew, it was observed that a single motorcycle had overturned and that extrication would not be required.

May 21, 2019 - 9:15am

At approximately 9:44 P.M. on Saturday May 18, 2019, The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a possible kitchen fire at 3134 11 th St W.  The fire department responded with 3 engines, 1 ladder company, 1 rescue company and a battalion chief. 

When crews arrived they found there was no remaining fire as the sprinklers had been activated as a result of a grease fire in the kitchen on the fourth floor of the apartment building.  Fire crews treated one man on scene for minor burns before he was transported to hospital for further treatment.

May 19, 2019 - 12:22am

Saskatoon Fire Department crews responded to a reported structure fire shortly after midnight.  Upon arrival crews found a fully involved rear detached garage.The fire was quickly extinguished.  Investigator deemed fire to be accidental, caused by a Chiminea that had holes in the base causing hot embers to fall onto the wooden deck below, start it on fire and spread to the garage.  Damage is estimated at $40 000.00

May 18, 2019 - 2:33am

The Saskatoon Fire Department was called to two fires overnight.  The first was report at midnight indicated a garage on fire at the 1600 block Ave C North.  Dispatched to the scene were three engines, one ladder, one rescue, one battalion chief and one fire investigator.  First arriving firefighters found a garage fully involved in fire.  There has yet to be a cause determined and remains under investigation.  Fire damage is estimated at $40,000.

May 17, 2019 - 8:24am

Saskatoon Fire Department responds to a grass fire West of Saskatoon.

 

May 14, 2019 - 10:46pm

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