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Saskatoon Fire - News Releases

City of Saskatoon - News Releases


At approximately 1:55 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a possible house on fire at 124 Avenue S South. 

Three Fire Engines, one Heavy Rescue Unit, one Aerial Ladder Truck, one Fire Investigation Unit, and one Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene. 

February 21, 2019 - 3:08pm

At approximately 12:07 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a recreational vehicle on fire in the driveway of a house located at 3360 33rd Street West. 

Three Fire Engines, one Heavy Rescue Unit, one Aerial Ladder Truck, one Fire Investigation Unit, and one Battalion Chief were immediately dispatched for response. 

February 21, 2019 - 2:09pm

At approximately 7:40 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department was dispatched to a multi-vehicle collision on Circle Drive near Valley Road. 

Upon receiving the call, two Fire Engines, one Heavy Rescue Unit, and one Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene. One Assistant Chief traveling in the area received the dispatch transmission and also responded to aid in establishing scene safety.

February 21, 2019 - 9:25am

  At approximately 8:24 Sunday evening the Saskatoon Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at 115 Ave O S.

  Three fire engines, one aerial ladder truck, one heavy rescue truck and a Battalion Chief were dispatched. On arrival crews found a second floor apartment fully involved with fire and the building full of smoke. Arriving crews received several reports of people trapped in the building. One additional fire engine was dispatched.

February 11, 2019 - 12:54am

At approximately 5:19 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a house on fire at 5371 Strathcona Avenue in Corman Park. 

Two fire engines, one heavy rescue unit, one brush truck, one water tanker, and one Battalion Chief responded to the scene. Fire Dispatchers worked to obtain additional information for responding crews, identifying that two cats and one dog remained trapped inside. All occupants of the home had exited before the arrival of the first fire crew.

February 4, 2019 - 11:11am

At approximately 12:17 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call alerting to a possible hazardous concern in a suite on the second floor of a multi-unit apartment complex on Pendygrasse Road.

One Fire Engine was dispatched to investigate the concern. Upon arrival, it was determined that to ensure public safety and that of responders, additional crews would be required; dispatched were one Haz-Mat Unit, one Decontamination Unit, one Mobile Command Unit, one Aerial Ladder Truck, and one Battalion Chief.

January 31, 2019 - 4:57pm

At approximately 01:30 the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting smoke in a house at 210 Ave E North. Three engine companies, one ladder truck, a heavy rescue and a Battalion Chief responded to the call.  On arrival three people were waiting outside for the fire department. Fire crews entered the house and found a fire in the basement which they quickly extinguished.

No injuries were reported at this fire.

 The fire is under investigation and there is no damage estimate at this time.

January 30, 2019 - 2:31am

The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 10:20 a.m. reporting a mobile home fire at Leisureland trailer park.  Dispatched to the scene were five fire apparatus, including a water tanker.  The first arriving officer observed heavy smoke and considerable amount of flame from within the home.  Once assured there were no occupants, fire crews committed to protecting neighbouring buildings and delivering water into the home.

January 29, 2019 - 3:34pm

Update:

The Investigation of this fire has been concluded and has determined the cause to be accidental due to a portable heater.

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Pet Rescued from House Fire at 1136 Elliot Street.

At 3:45 this afternoon The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a house was on fire with smoke coming from the front door at 1136 Elliot Street. 

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

January 23, 2019 - 6:11am

Pet Rescued from House Fire at 1136 Elliot Street.

At 3:45 this afternoon The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a house was on fire with smoke coming from the front door at 1136 Elliot Street. 

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

January 23, 2019 - 5:37am

One lane of Highway 11 southbound has now been opened to public access.

Speed and traffic restrictions will remain in place until the incident is cleared. Obey all direction.

Follow the Saskatchewan Highway Hotline for further updates on the road closures in the area of the derailment site.

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

January 22, 2019 - 6:03pm

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

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