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Saskatoon firefighters last night helped avoid a carbon monoxide poisoning that could have resulted in multiple deaths. 

“There’s no doubt, many lives were saved,” says Fire Chief Morgan Hackl. 

At 6:03 p.m. Thursday, January 14, 2021, the Saskatoon Fire Department (SFD) received a call reporting potential carbon monoxide at an apartment building at 12 Bateman Crescent. 

January 15, 2021 - 12:25pm

The fire investigator has completed the on-scene examination and the cause of the fire remains undetermined.  Damages are estimated at $125,000.00

 

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Fire crews have completed the extinguishment of the fire and left the scene.  The fire investigator remains to sift the debris to determine what caused the fire.

 

January 6, 2021 - 8:24am

Fire crews have completed the extinguishment of the fire and left the scene.  The fire investigator remains to sift the debris to determine what caused the fire.

 

The first arriving firefighters observed smoke and flames coming from the building.  Crews were assigned to advance hose lines into the building, seek out the areas on fire and worked to contain fire to an area inside the building, eventually extinguishing all hot spots.  At the same time a search of the building was conducted to ensure no one remained inside.  There are no injuries civilians or firefighters.

January 5, 2021 - 8:22pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department in currently at structure fire in a commercial building in the 2400 block of Dudley Street.  Fire Department Dispatch received a call from an alarm monitoring company at 5:50 pm indicating a fire signal.  Dispatched to the scene are four engines, a ladder, rescue battalion chief and fire investigator.

 

Fire crews remain on scene and additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

 

January 5, 2021 - 6:29pm

The fire investigator has completed their examination of the fire scene and determined this fire was caused by a malfunctioning electrical extension cord and that resulted in an estimated $70,000.00 damage.

 

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The Saskatoon Fire Department received 911 calls at 2:53 pm Sunday January 3, 2021, reporting fire in a garage on Gathercole Crescent.  Callers reported flames coming from an attached garage in the 200 block.

 

January 3, 2021 - 8:51pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department received 911 calls at 2:53 pm Sunday January 3, 2021, reporting fire in a garage on Gathercole Crescent.  Callers reported flames coming from an attached garage in the 200 block.

 

Dispatched to attend are 3 engines, a ladder, rescue, battalion chief and fire investigator.  The first arriving firefighters advanced hose lines to begin knocking down flames and battled fire extending into the roof.  A search of the home confirmed occupants were safely out of the house.  The are no reported injuries to civilians or firefighters.

 

January 3, 2021 - 4:42pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 10:33 am this morning reporting a garage on fire in the 200 block of Lake Crescent.  Dispatched to the scene were three engines, a ladder, rescue battalion chief and fire investigator.

The first arriving firefighters observed smoke emitting from a detached garage.  Crews were assigned to bring water to the front of the garage and gain entry.  The interior to the garage contained a significant number of items that contributed to an increased fire load and inhibited crews from easily gaining access to the seat of the fire.

December 31, 2020 - 1:35pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 8:41 pm on Sunday December 27, 2020 reporting a house fire on the 700 block of Trent Crescent.  Dispatched to the scene were three engines a ladder, rescue, battalion chief and fire investigator.

The first arriving firefighters observed light smoke from the home and proceeded to advance hose lines into the building.  A search confirmed all occupants had evacuated, one who suffered burns to their hands.

December 28, 2020 - 8:45am

The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 2:14 pm on Sunday December 27, 2020, the call reporting fire in a wall.  Dispatched to the scene were three engines, a ladder, rescue, battalion chief and fire investigator.

First arriving firefighters observed smoke coming from a home on the 200 block of Rever Road.  A walk around the building discovered fire venting form a rear window, soon followed by fire breaking out of a second window. 

December 28, 2020 - 7:12am

The cause of this fire remains undetermined as the investigation continues.  It is estimated the fire caused $200,000.00 damage to the home and a further $100,000.00 to the neighbouring house.

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The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 10:32 pm Christmas Day reporting a house fire with flames impinging upon a neighbouring home on the 400 block Avenue I South.  Dispatched to the scene were four engines, a ladder, rescue, battalion chief and fire investigator.

December 28, 2020 - 6:35am

The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 10:32 pm Christmas Day reporting a house fire with flames impinging upon a neighbouring home on the 400 block Avenue I South.  Dispatched to the scene were four engines, a ladder, rescue, battalion chief and fire investigator.

 

First arriving firefighters confirmed a house fully involved with fire and a neighbouring home also caught fire.  They began to deliver water though window openings.  Once the second house fire was brought under control a search of the interior determined the house to be vacant.

 

December 26, 2020 - 9:21am

 

The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 3:06 pm, Sunday December 20, 2020 reporting black smoke coming from a building on Peters Avenue in the North Corman Industrial Park.  Dispatched to the scene were 2 engines, a brush truck, a tanker a rescue and the battalion chief.

 

December 20, 2020 - 7:01pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 6:54 pm on December 12, 2020 report a fire in a house in the 100 block of 8th Street East.  Dispatched to the scene were three engines, one ladder, one rescue, the battalion chief and fire investigator.

The first crews arrived in less that four minute and observed smoke coming from a second-floor window of a three storey house.  The first firefighters to enter the building searched for occupants and discovered the fire in a second-floor bedroom.

December 13, 2020 - 9:10am

The on-scene examination into the cause of this fire has concluded.  Due to the significant damage to the structure the cause remains undetermined.

No one was home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries to civilians or firefighters.  Damage is estimated at $75,000.00.

 

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December 7, 2020 - 10:14am

The Saskatoon Fire Department is on scene at a fire in a mobile home after receiving a 911 call at 5:58 pm reporting flames coming from a home in the 1500 block of Rayner Avenue.  Dispatched to the scene were 3 engines, a ladder, a rescue, a battalion chief and a fire investigator.

First arriving fire officers indicated the home was fully involved in fire when on scene.  Reports from firefighters indicate the floor has burned through and crews are taking defensive actions to protect adjacent structures while applying water to the interior.

December 6, 2020 - 6:49pm

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