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At approximately 9:53 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department and the Emergency Measures Organization responded to reports of a hazardous materials exposure at Parkridge Centre, located at 110 Gropper Crescent.
One Fire Engine, one Haz-Mat Unit, one Decontamination Unit, one Battalion Chief, and a Mobile Command Unit were initially dispatched to the scene. Fire Dispatchers identified for responding fire crews that the reported hazardous material involved was chlorine gas, a toxic and corrosive material.
House Fire at 613 Avenue H South causes house next door to ignite.
At 12:33 this afternoon The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a house was on fire at 613 Avenue H South.
Three Engines an Aerial Ladder a Heavy Rescue Truck and a Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene.
House Fire at 311 Avenue S South
At 10:04 The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a house was on fire at 311 Avenue S South.
Three Engines an Aerial Ladder a Rescue Truck and a Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene.
At approximately 09:56 pm Saskatoon Fire Department responded to reported fire on the outside of house at 711 Ave E North. First responding Engine company found flames showing at rear of a two and half story vacant house with boarded up doors and windows. Firefighters started a transitional attack and extinguished flames on the outside of house.
At approximately 1:30 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call alerting to a two vehicle MVA at the corner of Ave S.S and 19th St W. with possible entrapment.
The Saskatoon Fire Department immediately dispatched one Fire Engine, one Heavy Rescue Unit, and one Battalion Chief to the scene.
At approximately 6:20 this evening the Saskatoon Fire Department received several 911 calls for a apartment fire at 127 Avenue U South. Three engine companies, 1 ladder truck and one rescue truck were dispatched to the scene.
At 10:33 pm tonight a 911 call reported smoke and flames from a boarded up house at 1701 22nd street west. Three engine companies, one ladder truck and one rescue truck were dispatched.
The City of Saskatoon operates several storm water retention ponds in neighbourhoods throughout the City. Many residents choose to use these ponds for recreational purposes, including skating and ice hockey. It is reminded that individuals who choose to use the storm water retention ponds for recreational purposes assume all associated risk in doing so.
At approximately 4:33 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received an alert from an alarm company reporting a residential fire signal in the Victoria Place Apartments, located at 606 Victoria Avenue.
At approximately 12:00 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call alerting to a two vehicle collision on Highway 5 involving a 5 tonne transport truck and a passenger car.
This holiday season, the Saskatoon Fire Department reminds residents to be mindful of fire safety in and around their homes. The holidays are a time of celebration and cheer; with lights, decorations, trees, and gatherings, there are many things to consider in ensuring your home is fire safe this holiday season.
Holiday considerations to include are: