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Firefighters work to douse flames at Bonanza on 8th Street in Saskatoon on Feb. 21, 2017.

Crews battle 2-alarm fire at Bonanza in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM February 21, 2017 - 11:28pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 6:02am

Saskatoon firefighters had to work through the night to put out a fire at a well-known restaurant.

Crews were called to the Bonanza Steakhouse on 8th Street East at...

A Google map showing the approximate location of a semi truck fire that caused RCMP to restrict traffic on Highway 303 Tuesday morning.

Tanker fire disrupts highway traffic near Maidstone

By 650 CKOM February 21, 2017 - 7:58am Updated: February 21, 2017 - 10:48am

Saskatchewan RCMP were asking drivers to avoid a stretch of Highway 303 on Tuesday morning.

Police were on-scene around 4:40 a.m. after a tanker full of crude oil caught...

Midtown Plaza remained closed Feb. 18, 2017 after a vehicle fire in the underground parking lot.

Vehicle fire under Midtown Plaza forces evacuation

By 650 CKOM February 18, 2017 - 6:43pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 2:52pm

A vehicle fire in the underground parking lot at Midtown Plaza forced the mall to be evacuated around 5:10 p.m. Saturday.

According to Saskatoon Fire when they got to...

Saskatoon firefighters douse the engine of a school bus that caught fire in the Adelaide/Churchill neighbourhood during the afternoon drive on Feb. 14, 2017.

'Like campfire flames, but bigger:' School bus catches fire in Saskatoon neighbourhood

By 650 CKOM February 14, 2017 - 4:35pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 11:54am

A school bus caught fire during the afternoon drive home in Saskatoon Tuesday.

Initial reports came in shortly before 4 p.m. of a fully-involved blaze on Macdermid...

A fire at Sutherland School Feb. 10, 2017 caused an estimated $10,000 in damage and investigators believe it was set intentionally.

Arson suspected in bin fire at Sutherland School

By 650 CKOM February 10, 2017 - 10:12pm Updated: February 11, 2017 - 11:49am

Arson is the believed cause of a dumpster fire at Sutherland School.

Firefighters were called to the scene just after 6:30 p.m. Friday evening to reports of smoke coming...

Fire damaged two homes on the 200 block of Avenue I South on Feb. 7.

Pair of homes damaged by fire in Riversdale

By 650 CKOM February 8, 2017 - 6:57am Updated: February 8, 2017 - 6:57am

Two houses were heavily damaged in a fire Tuesday night in Riversdale.   The Saskatoon Fire Department arrived at 213 Avenue I South around 10:15 p.m.    Seeing heavy smoke and...

Fire caused an estimated $60,000 in damage to a garage and vehicle in the College Park neighbourhood on Feb. 6

Fire destroys garage, vehicle in College Park

By 650 CKOM February 7, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: February 7, 2017 - 8:00am

Saskatoon emergency crews were called out to a garage fire Monday night.   Police and firefighters arrived at 224 Dalhousie Crescent just after 7 p.m. Monday night, finding the...

Saskatoon firefighters respond to a blaze at the Assante office building on Spadina Crescent East on Feb. 2, 2017.

Fire in downtown Saskatoon caused by tossed cigarette

By 650 CKOM February 2, 2017 - 7:59am Updated: February 2, 2017 - 3:48pm

A carelessly tossed cigarette is being blamed for a fire that sent crews to a downtown office building Thursday morning.

The Saskatoon Fire Department was called to the...

Fire destroyed the grain elevator in Prelate, Sask. on Jan. 31, 2017.

Sask. community loses grain elevator to fire

By Bryn Levy January 31, 2017 - 1:48pm Updated: January 31, 2017 - 1:50pm

Fire has destroyed the grain elevator in Prelate, Sask., a village about 385 kilometres west of Regina.   Jason Gizen, a volunteer firefighter in the community, said he rushed...

The Saskatoon fire department's water rescue team was called just before 10 a.m.  Monday for a report of two people in the river.

Two taken to hospital after Saskatoon Fire Department called to river

By 650 CKOM January 30, 2017 - 1:20pm Updated: January 30, 2017 - 1:20pm

Two people are receiving medical treatment after they were spotted in the river Monday morning.   The Saskatoon Fire Department's water rescue team was called just before 10 a....

Firefighters were called to this garage on Winnipeg Avenue around 10:40 p.m. Sunday.

Saskatoon fire department deals with garage fire in Meadow Green

By 650 CKOM January 9, 2017 - 7:42am Updated: January 9, 2017 - 7:42am

The Saskatoon Fire Department is still working to figure out what caused a garage fire on Sunday night.

Crews were called out to 320 Winnpeg Ave. South around 10:40 p.m...

Three people were forced into the cold when their home in the 100 block of 11th Street East caught fire Wednesday morning.

Crews battle house fire in frigid temperatures

By 650 CKOM January 4, 2017 - 8:03am Updated: January 4, 2017 - 5:07pm

It was a cold start to the day for firefighters dealing with a blaze at a home in the Nutana neighbourhood Wednesday morning.

A three-story home at 107 11th Street East...