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City of Saskatoon - News Releases


This year, Fire Prevention Week runs from October 6th to October 12th.

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has made this year’s Fire Prevention Week’s theme Not every hero wears a cape. PLAN and PRACTICE your ESCAPE! This theme focuses on education around the small but important actions community members can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.

October 7, 2019 - 9:15am

Just before Five O'clock this afternoon, Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a two vehicle MVC on 8th Street at Circle Drive. Two Engines, one Rescue Unit, and one Battalion Chief were dispatched.

On arrival, crews found two passenger vehicles had collided at the intersection, causing one of them to rollover onto its roof. Fire paramedics quickly determined there was only one patient remaining in the rolled vehicle, unable to self extricate. The other occupant and the driver of the second vehicle were accounted for and uninjured.

October 1, 2019 - 6:00pm

At approximately 1:00 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting smoke coming from a multi-unit housing facility located at 2602 Taylor Street East. 

September 30, 2019 - 1:40pm

2 Vehicle Collision requires Rescue on College Drive.

At 09:26 this afternoon The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a collision between a Truck and a SUV at the intersection of College Drive and Preston Avenue. 

An Engine a Rescue Truck and a Battalion Chief were dispatched and responded to the scene.

September 28, 2019 - 1:19pm

At approximately 2:23 a.m. Sept. 28, 2019 The Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a fire in a apartment on the 500 block of Ave X.

September 28, 2019 - 11:55am

At approximately 2:23 a.m. Sept. 28, 2019 The Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a fire in a apartment on the 500 block of Ave X.

September 28, 2019 - 7:36am

At approximately 11:27 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department was alerted to a motor vehicle collision between a semi tractor-trailer and a cube van on Highway 12. It was reported that one of the vehicles involved was transporting chemicals at the time of the collision.

September 27, 2019 - 1:04pm

Saskatoon Fire Department responded to 410 Montreal Ave South at approximately 9:09 pm tonight, for  a reported fire in a bedroom of a care home. Three Engines, One ladder Truck, One Heavy Rescue Truck and a Battalion Chief responded.

September 25, 2019 - 10:55pm

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

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