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At approximately 8:00 pm the Saskatoon Fire Department received several 911 calls reporting a duplex on fire.

3 Engines, 1 ladder truck, 1 rescue unit and 1 Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene.

As units arrived there was heavy fire and smoke coming from the back of the house.

It took crews approximately 60 mins to get the fire under control due to the heavy fire load inside.

There were no injuries reported and crews worked to extinguish any remaining spot fires.

Searches of all levels revealed no occupants.

February 16, 2020 - 1:22am

The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to three additional garbage/recycling bin fires in the afternoon of February 14, 2020.

Incident Timeline:

12:42 p.m. - one fire engine is dispatched to the 1200 block of 19th Street West for reports of a garbage pile on fire.

February 14, 2020 - 4:48pm

At approximately 2:21 p.m. on February 14, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call from a resident reporting a detached garage on fire at 113 Avenue N South. 

Three fire engines, one aerial ladder truck, one rescue unit, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief were immediately dispatched to the scene.

February 14, 2020 - 4:27pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department has concluded on scene of an industrial structure fire at Shercom Industries Inc.

Fire crews considered the fire under control at approximately 10:53 a.m. on February 14, 2020, confirming a complete loss stopped at approximately 12:26 p.m.; this constitutes a total burn time of just over six hours from the time of dispatch. 

February 14, 2020 - 4:08pm

On February 14, 2020 between the hours of 7:39 a.m. and 10:01 a.m., the Saskatoon Fire Department attended to seven motor vehicle collisions throughout the City of Saskatoon.

February 14, 2020 - 2:28pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to five separate reports of garbage or recycling bins on fire between the hours of 2:30 a.m. and 5:45 am on February 14, 2020.

Incident Timeline:

2:30 a.m. - one fire engine is dispatched to the 900 block of Avenue J South for reports of a household recycling bin on fire.

February 14, 2020 - 11:18am

On February 14, 2020 at approximately 4:10 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a possible structure fire at a home under construction at 1247 Avenue J South. 

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

February 14, 2020 - 9:47am

On February 14, 2020 at approximately 6:21 a.m., the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting an industrial structure fire at Shercom Industries Inc., located on Township Road 382 in Corman Park.

Three fire engines, one aerial ladder truck, one rescue unit, one water tanker, and one battalion chief were dispatched for immediate response. One haz-mat unit was later dispatched and placed on stand-by on scene. Two assistant chiefs have also responded to the fire scene to assume safety officer and public information officer functions on scene.

February 14, 2020 - 8:57am

At Approximately 03:50 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a report of a garage fire. Three Engine Companies, one Ladder Company, one Rescue Truck and the Battalion Chief responded.

On arrival, smoke was coming from the detached garage.

Fire Crews made entry and the fire extinguished. There was no extension to the home.

A Fire Investigator was called to the scene. A cause and damage estimate has not been given. There were no reported injuries. 

 

February 13, 2020 - 5:22am

The Saskatoon Fire Department wishes to correct the number of patients involved in this collision; the SUV involved was traveling with two occupants, not three as was previously reported.

In total, three patients from two vehicles were involved in this collision.

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February 10, 2020 - 4:24pm

At approximately 1:20 p.m. on February 10, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 11 and Grasswood Road. It was reported to fire dispatchers that two vehicles were involved in the collision, one vehicle was smoking, and that multiple occupants remained trapped. 

February 10, 2020 - 2:48pm

The address in the Title should read 2509 Woodward Avenue. Sorry for the typo.

February 8, 2020 - 2:37pm

Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls at approx. 12:05 this afternoon, reporting a house on fire at 2509 Woodward Avenue. Three Engines, one Ladder Company, one Rescue Unit, and the Battalion Chief responded to the scene.

Crews arrived on scene in less than three minutes and noted smoke and flame from the front and back of the attached garage of this single family house. Incident command was notified that all occupants of the home had been evacuated.

February 8, 2020 - 2:30pm

The Saskatoon fire Department responded to a reported house fire in the 1900 Block of 22nd Street West at approximately 2:40 this morning.

February 7, 2020 - 4:29am

The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 9:15 am reporting flames coming from a house at 317 of Avenue P South.  Dispatched to the scene were 3 Engines plus a Ladder truck, a Rescue truck, a Battalion Chief and a Fire Investigator.  First arriving personnel observed smoke showing at the rear of a house.  Further investigation discovered a small fire originating in an unused coal chute – which was quickly put out.

 

February 5, 2020 - 12:26pm

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