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The investigation into the cause of this fire has been concluded and it was determined unattended cooking contributed to a fire starting in the kitchen of the third floor suite. Fire damage was limited to the suite in which the fire started along with heavy smoke damage to the third floor hallway. 

It is estimated this fire caused $80,000 damage.

Saskatoon Fire Department reminds everyone not to leave cooking unattended.

September 23, 2019 - 11:01am

At Approximately 3:00 A.M.

September 23, 2019 - 4:52am

The Saskatoon Fire Department and Emergency Management Organization have concluded on scene of an unknown substance behind 1715 Idylwyld Drive North.

Test results of the substance found have confirmed it to be non-hazardous.

The civilian who had been directly exposed to the substance was assessed on scene by firefighter-paramedics before being transported to the hospital by ambulance as a precautionary measure. The individual was in stable condition and was not experiencing any signs or symptoms of a hazardous exposure.

September 18, 2019 - 11:56am

At approximately 8:32 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department was alerted to an unknown substance located behind 1715 Idylwyld Drive North.

The Saskatoon Fire Department and Emergency Management Organization have responded accordingly with the following units committed to this incident: one fire engine, one haz-mat unit, one decontamination unit, one mobile command unit, and one battalion chief.

Haz-mat crews are working to identify the origin of the substance through a variety of testing processes. 

September 18, 2019 - 10:43am

 Saskatoon Fire Department responds to Car and Garage fire on 113th  Street West

 

At approximately 5:20 AM the Saskatoon Fire Department responded  to a report of a car and nearby garage on fire on 113th Street West.

3 Fire Engines, 1 Rescue Unit, 1 Aerial Ladder Truck, and 1 Battalion Chief responded.

Upon arrival fire crews found 2 vehicles fully involved as well as the exterior of the garage.

Crews performed a quick attack and had the fire under control in under 10 minutes.

September 18, 2019 - 7:53am

Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 11:23 pm reporting smoke and a burning smell at the Anytime Fitness at 300 Confederation Dr.

September 17, 2019 - 12:30am

At 5:48 am this morning, the Saskatoon fire department received multiple 911 calls reporting a garage on fire behind 1713 ave G north. Three engine companies, one ladder truck, a heavy rescue truck and battalion chef were dispatched to the scene.

Enroute crews reported seeing flames and smoke coming from the area.

September 16, 2019 - 7:13am

At 10:37 PM, Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a house fire on Verbeke Court. Three Engines, one Ladder Company, one Rescue Unit, and one Battalion Chief were dispatched.

September 9, 2019 - 1:23am

Saskatoon Fire Department responds to a basement apartment fire on Confederation Drive

At 07:20 this evening The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a basement fire on the 700 block of Confederation Drive. 

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

August 29, 2019 - 10:31pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department would like to remind residents and visitors of safe practices when purchasing, enjoying, and disposing of fireworks. This Labour Day, Monday, September 2nd, low-hazard fireworks can only be discharged on private property between the hours of dusk and 11:00 p.m.

Residents and visitors are reminded of the risks and obligations associated with fireworks:

August 29, 2019 - 1:52pm

At approximately 1206 a.m Saskatoon fire Department responded to a structure fire at Anderson Paving. Saskatoon Fire Department dispatched 3 pumpers, 1 rescue truck, 1 aerial apparatus along with a battalion chief to the scene where there was heavy smoke  visible from the second level of the building. Crew did size up of the building and used an offensive attack. Crew breached the door and attacked the fire while encountering heavy smoke as well as intense heat. Fire was found on the second floor. Fire was under control in approximately 30 minutes.

August 28, 2019 - 2:20am

At approximately 01:49 this morning the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting flames showing from a structure in the alleyway behind the 1400 Block of Avenue C North. Three Fire Engines, one Ladder Truck, one Heavy Rescue Unit, one Fire Investigation Unit, and one Battalion Chief were dispatched to the incident.

August 26, 2019 - 3:29am

The Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a house fire in the 1000 Block of Avenue F North at approximately 6:16 this evening. Three Fire Engines, one Ladder Truck, one Heavy Rescue Unit, one Fire Investigation Unit, and one Battalion Chief were dispatched to the incident.

August 24, 2019 - 8:18pm

At approximately 11:20 A.M.

August 24, 2019 - 2:40pm

At approximately 6:13 A.M. The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a 2 vehicle MVC where one vehicle was reported to have rolled on it's roof.   One engine, one heavy rescue and a battalion chief responded to this incident,  crews stabilized and de-energized the vehicle and extricated the lone occupant by removing a door using the hydraulic tools.   The occupant was checked for injuries by the fire department paramedics, no injuries where reported on scene, however the driver was transported to hospital for further evaluation.

August 22, 2019 - 8:14am

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