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City of Saskatoon - News Releases


At 11:11 pm the Saskatoon Fire Department began receiving multiple 911 calls reporting a fire in the 800 block of 9th Ave North.  Three fire engines, one rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief were dispatched for response. The first fire crews were on scene 3 minutes and 13 seconds after leaving the fire station and observed flames between two houses.

August 11, 2020 - 8:39am

Saskatoon Fire Department's evening of fires started at 1727 hours when our communications centre received a call reporting a kitchen fire at a commercial restaurant on 24th Street East.  Four pumpers, a ladder truck, battalion chief and fire investigator responded to the call.  On arrival, light smoke was showing from the roof and fire crews found a fire in the commercial kitchen that extended into the ceiling space.  This fire was brought under control at 1757 hours.  The fire investigator identified that the fire originated on the top of the commercial cooking equipment.  Cause of the fi

August 7, 2020 - 9:29am

The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a structure fire where multiple 911 calls were received at 02:24 am. Neighbours reported through these calls that the 2 ½ storey house was fully involved in fire. The multi suite residential structure fire occurred in the 500 block of Albert Avenue.

Four engine companies, one rescue truck, one ladder truck, and Battalion Chief were part of the initial response. On arrival the first arriving apparatus found the structure fully involved with flame impinging on both neighboring homes to the north and south. 

August 7, 2020 - 7:29am

At approximately 8:13 p.m. on August 1, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a detached residential garage on fire in the 200 block of Avenue G South. Three fire engines, one rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief were dispatched for response. 

August 1, 2020 - 10:28pm

At approximately 7:25 a.m. on August 1, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting black smoke exiting a residential structure in the 800 block of 20th Street West. Three fire engines, one rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief were dispatched for response. 

August 1, 2020 - 12:22pm

At approximately 1:43 a.m. on August 1, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a garage on fire in the 300 block of 10th Street East; additional calls indicated multiple garages on fire at this location. Three fire engines, one rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief were dispatched for response.

August 1, 2020 - 11:53am

At around 12:49 a.m. on August 1, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department received many 911 calls reporting a vehicle on fire near a building in the 500 block of 5th Avenue North. One fire engine, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief responded. 

August 1, 2020 - 11:17am

At approximately 8:53 a.m. on July 30, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a grass fire in the area of the Saskatchewan Railway Museum, near Highway 60 south of Saskatoon; the caller reported the fire to be moving towards nearby structures. One fire engine, two brush trucks, two water tankers, and one battalion chief were committed to this incident. 

August 1, 2020 - 10:53am

At approximately 9:52 p.m. on July 29, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department was alerted by both an alarm company and a 911 call to reports of water flowing into the parking garage of a multi-unit residential structure in the 400 block of Avenue C South. One fire engine was dispatched to investigate the concern. 

July 30, 2020 - 9:05am

At approximately 10:07 p.m. on July 29, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting the anchor of an inflatable craft to have become entangled in the river with three persons on board the craft; as fire dispatchers obtained additional information, one person was reported to have gone missing from the craft. One fire engine, one water rescue unit, one public affairs official, and one battalion chief were committed to this incident.

July 30, 2020 - 12:14am

At approximately 6:37 p.m. on July 29, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department received several 911 calls reporting visible smoke and flames coming from the roof of the Confederation Mall, located at 300 Confederation Drive. Three fire engines, one rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief were dispatched for response. 

July 29, 2020 - 7:52pm

At approximately 6:35 p.m. on July 28, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a fence on fire in the 100 block of Martin Crescent. Based on the initial information received, one fire engine was dispatched for response; upon receiving additional information from the caller, the response was upgraded to include two more fire engines, one rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief. 

July 28, 2020 - 7:20pm

The investigation into a fire that occurred in the 400 block of 110th Street West on July 24, 2020 has concluded. A fire investigator has identified this fire to be accidental as a result of an overheated appliance that had been plugged into the stove. Damage is estimated at about $80,000. 

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July 27, 2020 - 11:02am

At around 12:22 p.m. on July 26, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a permanently closed, boarded-up gas station to be on fire in the 300 block of Avenue W South. Three fire engines, one rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, one fire investigation unit, and one battalion chief were dispatched for response.

July 27, 2020 - 8:29am

At approximately 11:57 p.m. on July 24, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department was alerted to a motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a deer at Highway 16 and Floral Road. One fire engine and one rescue unit were dispatched for response. 

July 25, 2020 - 8:45am

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