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Street sweeper fire at City Yards

For immediate release: June 14, 2019 - 7:56am

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 vehicle shed and suppressed a fire that was limited to the street sweeper.  Smoke damage was sustained to the inside of the vehicle shed. 


The fire has been extinguished and the cause of teh fire is currently under investigation.  Damage estimate is unavailable at this time.