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City of Saskatoon - News Releases


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

The rail crossing over the southbound lanes has already been cleared - a secondary locomotive was able to move the unaffected rail cars away from the scene. Crews are now working to ensure the area is safe in order to allow heavy equipment to start moving the derailed cars. 

The initial locomotive that was heavily involved in fire was fully extinguished by 1:00 p.m.

January 22, 2019 - 4:49pm

At approximately 9:26 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a train that had derailed at Highway 11 and Wanuskewin Road. 

The Saskatoon Fire Department and the Emergency Measures Organization were immediately dispatched to the scene with multiple units.

January 22, 2019 - 12:37pm

Saskatoon Fire Department assists in Evacuation of multi-family residence at 1310 20th Street.

At 2:28 this afternoon The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a water leak at 1310 20th Street. 

One Engine an Aerial Ladder the Mobil Command Unit a Fire Inspector and a Battalion Chief responded to the scene.

Crews arrived at the 7 storey property and found a water line had ruptured and flooded the electrical room.  This resulted in the power being cut to the building and an evacuation was necessary.

January 20, 2019 - 6:31pm

Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls at 6:47 pm, reporting smoke in the hall way at this four story apartment building. Three Engines, One ladder, one Rescue truck and the Battalion Chief responded to this scene.

On arrival the first Engine found heavy smoke coming from a main floor apartment, the crew started to evacuate the building then entered the suite to search for occupants, none were found.

January 19, 2019 - 10:43pm

Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call just before 03:00 AM ,reporting a house on fire at 201 26th Street West. Three Engines, one Ladder Company, one Rescue Unit, and the Battalion Chief responded to the scene.

Crews arrived on scene in less than four minutes.  Smoke and flame were visible coming from the rear of the house with upper level involvement as well. The house was boarded up and appeared to be vacant.

January 19, 2019 - 7:14am

Saskatoon Fire Department received a call just before 02:00 AM reporting a garage on fire at 1631 Avenue C North. Three Engines, one Ladder company, one Rescue Unit and the Battalion Chief responded to the scene.

January 19, 2019 - 6:29am

At approximately 11:40 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a detached garage on fire at 323 Nemeiben Road. 

January 17, 2019 - 2:24pm

Saskatoon Fire Department responds to a House Fire at 313 Greenbryre Lane in Corman Park.

At 02:10 this morning The Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a house was on fire at 313 Greenbryre Lane in Corman Park. 

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

January 17, 2019 - 7:03am

With winter in Saskatchewan, we’re never sure what to expect – the Saskatoon Fire Department understands that plugging in your vehicle may become a priority as extreme cold temperatures move in.

When looking to plug your vehicle in this winter, ensure you are keeping yourself, your family, and your community safe by giving proper consideration to your process. Warming your vehicle’s engine in extreme cold temperatures involves a multitude of electrical components; all of which must be properly maintained and are susceptible to varying degrees of deterioration.

January 10, 2019 - 12:00pm

At approximately 9:53 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department and the Emergency Measures Organization responded to reports of a hazardous materials exposure at Parkridge Centre, located at 110 Gropper Crescent.

One Fire Engine, one Haz-Mat Unit, one Decontamination Unit, one Battalion Chief, and a Mobile Command Unit were initially dispatched to the scene. Fire Dispatchers identified for responding fire crews that the reported hazardous material involved was chlorine gas, a toxic and corrosive material.

January 8, 2019 - 12:36pm

House Fire at 613 Avenue H South causes house next door to ignite.

At 12:33 this afternoon The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a house was on fire at 613 Avenue H South. 

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

January 5, 2019 - 3:02pm

House Fire at 311 Avenue S South

At 10:04 The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a house was on fire at 311 Avenue S South. 

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

January 5, 2019 - 12:09pm

At approximately 09:56 pm Saskatoon Fire Department responded to reported fire on the outside of house at 711 Ave E North. First responding Engine company  found flames showing at rear of a two and half story vacant house with boarded up doors and windows. Firefighters started a transitional attack and extinguished flames on the outside of house.

January 4, 2019 - 4:24am

At approximately 1:30 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call alerting to a two vehicle MVA at the corner of Ave S.S and 19th St W. with possible entrapment.

The Saskatoon Fire Department immediately dispatched one Fire Engine, one Heavy Rescue Unit, and one Battalion Chief to the scene. 

January 2, 2019 - 3:01pm

At approximately 6:20 this evening the Saskatoon Fire Department received several 911 calls for a apartment fire at 127 Avenue U South. Three engine companies, 1 ladder truck and one rescue truck were dispatched to the scene.  

December 29, 2018 - 11:14pm

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