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The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a report of a garage on fire behind 207 Ave. W South at approximately 10:15 pm this evening. Three Engine companies, a Ladder truck. a Rescue unit, and a Battalion Chief were dispatched.

On arrival the first crew reported heavy smoke coming from the eaves of the garage. Crews started an aggressive offensive attack and gained entry into the garage through a side door to extinguish the fire. It was brought under control within 10 minutes.

No injuries were reported.

November 30, 2019 - 12:17am

Today, the Saskatoon Fire Department is proud to welcome five new firefighter-paramedics to begin serving the residents and visitors of Saskatoon and surrounding area.

“Each of the five probationary firefighter-paramedics have demonstrated the knowledge, character, and desire to serve that makes our department truly unique”, says Fire Chief Morgan Hackl. “This is a day to celebrate their accomplishment.”

November 29, 2019 - 2:00pm

At approximately 9:58 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a witnessed collision between a semi tractor-trailer and a passenger truck at the intersection of Faithfull Avenue and 60th Street East. Callers had reported to fire dispatchers that the driver and lone occupant of the passenger truck remained trapped inside the vehicle.

Two fire engines, one rescue unit, and one battalion chief were dispatched for immediate response.

November 22, 2019 - 4:23pm

At approximately 4:15 pm Monday Nov. 18, 2019 The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a possible house fire in the 600 block of Ave F. N.  Three engines, one aerial, one heavy rescue and one battalion chief responded to the structure fire.  Fire crews arrived and found a fire in a back room of a the home and crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire in seven minutes.  The home was search for any occupants but the home was vacant.  The fire created heavy smoke in the house, crews ventilated the home. 

November 18, 2019 - 6:13pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department responded a report of a fire in a duplex at 1819 ave D north, at approximately 2:33 pm today. Three Engine companies, one Ladder truck, one Rescue truck and a Battalion Chief were dispatched.

November 16, 2019 - 4:09pm

For the first time since the notifynow emergency alert system was launched in 2014 an alert was issued city-wide to Saskatoon residents last night. The alert was issued at the request of Saskatoon Police to advise the public of the escape of two inmates, both considered to be violent, from the Regional Psychiatric Centre in the city’s northwest.

November 14, 2019 - 2:02pm

More than a firefighting service, the Saskatoon Fire Department (SFD) has been improving residents’ quality of life through emergency medical care for nearly 30 years.

SFD first introduced Emergency Medical Technicians in 1990, and now has over 140 Firefighter-Primary Care Paramedics providing emergency medical care throughout the city.

November 14, 2019 - 10:28am

At approximately 9:10 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of 58th Street East and Miners Avenue. The caller reported a collision between a semi tractor-trailer and a car with the possibility of the car's lone occupant being trapped inside.

Two fire engines, one rescue unit, and one battalion chief were dispatched for response.

November 13, 2019 - 3:20pm

At approximately 11:22 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department and Emergency Management Organization were alerted by the Saskatoon Police Service to a suspicious substance found in a mail processing facility located at 115 Avenue H South.

One fire engine, one haz-mat unit, one decontamination unit, one mobile command unit, and one battalion chief were dispatched for immediate response. 

November 13, 2019 - 12:54pm

At approximately 8:51 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department and Emergency Management Organization were alerted by the Saskatoon Police Service to a suspicious package containing an unknown substance in a commercial retail warehouse located at 225 Betts Avenue.

One fire engine, one haz-mat unit, one decontamination unit, one mobile command unit, and one battalion chief were dispatched for immediate response.

November 6, 2019 - 11:41am

On Tuesday Nov. 5th, 2019 at approximately 9:12 p.m.

November 6, 2019 - 2:16am

Just after 3:00 this afternoon, Saskatoon Fire Department received a report of house on fire at the 100 Block of Olmstead Road, in the Fairhaven area. Three Engines, one Rescue Unit, one Ladder Company, and one Battalion Chief were dispatched. 

November 2, 2019 - 5:15pm

Saskatoon Fire Department responds to an Apartment Fire at 403 Avenue P South

At 05:38 this evening The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting an apartment was on fire at 403 Avenue P South. 

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

October 31, 2019 - 8:19pm

At approximately 17:55 tonight Saskatoon fire department received a 911 call form the midtown mall reporting smoke and a possible electrical fire in a mechanical room in the parkade of the mall.

Three Engines, One Ladder truck, one Rescue truck and a Battalion chef were dispatched to the call. On arrival fire crews found a significant amount of smoke in the parkade, an addition fire engine was called to respond at that time.

October 28, 2019 - 8:37pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a fire in a piece of machinery located in a Large Commercial Metal Manufacturing Building at approximately 9:57 this evening. Two Fire Engines, one Water Tanker, one Brush Truck, one Rescue Unit, and a Battalion Chief were dispatched to the incident.

October 24, 2019 - 11:37pm

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