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Saskatoon Fire - News Releases

City of Saskatoon - News Releases

Just after 2:00 pm this afternoon Saskatoon Fire Department received 911 calls about an exterior fire at St. Frances elementary school daycare , 202 Willow street east. Three Fire engines one Aerial ladder truck one heavy rescue truck one battalion Chief and one Fire Investigator unit were dispatched to this incident.

August 11, 2019 - 4:37pm

At approximately 11:05 this morning the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiply 911 calls reporting a two vehicle collision on Circle Drive at the 8th street overpass with patient extrication required. 

August 11, 2019 - 1:56pm

The Saskatoon fire Department received a 911 call reporting a fire in a large commercial storage building at approximately 01:07 this morning. Three Fire Engines, one Ladder Company, one Rescue Unit, a Battalion Chief and a Fire Investigator were dispatched to the incident.

August 10, 2019 - 4:48am

At approximately 02:24 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a vehicle on fire in the alley behind the 300 block of Blakney Crescent.

August 9, 2019 - 4:23am

At 02:20 this morning, Saskatoon Fire Department received a call for a single vehicle MVC. It was reported to be on fire and possibly containing occupants.

Two Engines, one Heavy Rescue Unit, and the Battalion Chief were dispatched to the scene at Arlington Avenue and Main Street.

The first Engine and Rescue Unit arrived on scene to find the passenger car fully engulfed in flames. Fire crews quickly contained and extinguished the fire so they could complete a primary search throughout the vehicle as quickly as possible. No occupants were found inside. 

August 8, 2019 - 3:29am

At approximately 10:01 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting smoke coming from a garage in the 2000 block of St. Henry Avenue, not St. Charles Avenue as was previously reported. 

Three fire engines, one heavy rescue unit, one aerial ladder truck, and one battalion chief were immediately dispatched to the scene. Upon confirmation of a fully involved structure, one fire investigation unit was also dispatched for response.

July 31, 2019 - 11:53am

Saskatoon Fire Department is responding to a reported garage fire on the 2000 block of St Charles Avenue.  Dispatched to the scene are 3 Engine Companies, a Ladder, al Rescue and a Battalion Chief. Callers report the garage is fully on fire and responding fire crews are spotting smoke from a distance.

Update to follow.

July 31, 2019 - 10:10am

At approximately 8:37 this morning, the Saskatoon Fire Department was alerted to a multi-vehicle collision at the intersection of Avenue F South and 19th Street West. One person was reported to have been trapped inside one of the vehicles involved.

July 30, 2019 - 9:39am

At 8:38 pm tonight a Saskatoon Fire Department engine company was returning from a call when they noticed the smell of natural gas at the intersection of 22nd st and Idylwyld Dr. The crew investigated and heard gas leaking from a natural gas valve cover at this intersection. A ladder truck and battalion chief were dispatched to the scene. The ladder crew using gas detection equipment determined there was a high concentration of natural gas present.

Sask Energy was called and determined the gas was leaking from a underground valve.

July 30, 2019 - 12:30am

The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a reported garage fire at 12:59 today, Three fire engines, One ladder  truck, One heavy rescue Unit and a battalion chief responded to the incident.

On arrival crews found a extinguished fire in the garage, One engine and a ladder truck remained on scene to check for extension and preform overhaul.

The home owner reported that he heard a pop and saw smoke coming from his garage, he called 911 then used his garden hose to attempt to  extinguish it.

July 27, 2019 - 4:26pm

In response to the high temperature and humidity this week, the Emergency Management Organization (EMO) has activated the Saskatoon Heat Response Strategy to support citizens in Saskatoon, especially those vulnerable to the heat.

July 23, 2019 - 12:05pm

At Approximately 1:16 this afternoon, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a smell of smoke in the Western Development Museum.

Three fire engines, one heavy rescue unit, one aerial ladder and one battalion chief were dispatched to the incident.

July 21, 2019 - 3:53pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department knows that working carbon monoxide alarms save lives.

Carbon monoxide alarms are intended to alert you to the possibility of an odourless, colourless, tasteless, and poisonous gas in your home. Be sure to become familiar with the sound of your carbon monoxide alarm.

“Carbon monoxide alarms should be installed outside each sleeping area and are most effective when interconnected throughout your home,” says Fire Chief Morgan Hackl.  

July 11, 2019 - 1:53pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department wishes to advise members of the public of a closed family function with Brayden Schenn of the St. Louis Blues and the Stanley Cup that is occurring at Fire Station No. 1 on Friday, July 5, 2019.

Restrictions will be in place at Fire Station No. 1 for the duration of this function and members of the public will not be provided entry.

It is requested that consideration is given to the wishes of the Schenn family, allowing Brayden time to celebrate with his dad, Acting Battalion Chief Jeff Schenn, among friends and family.

July 5, 2019 - 11:24am

At approximately 1040 this evening Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a fully involved shed fire at the rear of 216 Ave F S. Fire was quickly extinguished by fire personnel.  There was a small extension onto a neighboring shed which was also quickly extinguished. Crew was on scene for close to an hour doing overhaul and extinguishing hot spots. A Fire investigator was called to the scene and was still determining a cause and getting a damage estimate

July 4, 2019 - 12:21am