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Assistant Fire Chief Wayne Rodger said on June 26, 2017 the likelihood of a blaze like the Grenfell tower disaster was unlikely in Saskatoon due to Canadian building codes.

Grenfell disaster not likely here: Saskatoon fire dept.

By 650 CKOM June 26, 2017 - 6:22pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 6:22pm

As nearly 600 apartment towers in the United Kingdom are inspected for flammable cladding in the wake of the Grenfell disaster in London, Saskatoon's fire department is...

The clubhouse at the Loon Lake golf course was destroyed by a fire early Sunday

Loon Lake golf course closed after fire destroys clubhouse

By 650 CKOM June 25, 2017 - 10:35am Updated: June 25, 2017 - 10:50am

The community of Loon Lake is reeling from a devastating fire.

Early Sunday the clubhouse building at the Loon Lake golf course went up in smoke and flame.


A garage fire at 1020 5th Street East on June 16, 2017.

Crews respond to early morning garage fire in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM June 16, 2017 - 7:48am Updated: June 16, 2017 - 7:48am

A garage was left heavily damaged by fire on Saskatoon's east side early Friday morning.   Firefighters were called to 1020 5th Street East shortly after 5 a.m.   They arrived...

According to La Ronge EMS, two children were found with burn injuries in the Northern Saskatchewan community on June 11, 2017.

Families share different versions of events in La Ronge fire

By 650 CKOM June 15, 2017 - 5:33pm Updated: June 15, 2017 - 5:33pm

The family of an eight-year-old burn victim says they couldn't recognize him after an incident involving a gasoline fire in La Ronge over the weekend.

The incident...

The planning, development and community services committee asked the fire department for more information on how to limit wood-burning fires in Saskatoon during a meeting on May 29, 2017.

Council asks for more information on fire pit solutions

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 29, 2017 - 2:54pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 2:54pm

People in Saskatoon can continue having backyard fires while council figures out how to balance health concerns with private property rights.

The planning, development...

A building on a property southwest of Saskatoon was reduced to rubble after a fire.

Fire destroys building on rural property

By 650 CKOM May 14, 2017 - 7:31pm Updated: May 14, 2017 - 7:31pm

A building burned to the ground in a fire southwest of Saskatoon.   Around 1:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon, Saskatoon fire was called out to a structure fire on Highway 60, south of...

Regina Fire & Protective Services were called to a building fire at Prairie Signs on McDonald Street at 8:35 p.m. on May 5, 2017.

'I heard a big pop:' Fire damages Eastview business

By Jessika Guse May 6, 2017 - 12:21am Updated: May 6, 2017 - 11:07am

Regina Fire & Protective Services were busy Friday night with a building fire in the Eastview neighbourhood.

Stephanie Amos with SRG Security, was the first one to...

Firefighters were called out to a blaze at 620 Avenue H South around 6 a.m. Friday.

Crews respond to early morning house fire

By 650 CKOM May 5, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: May 5, 2017 - 9:44am

The Saskatoon Fire Department was called out to a house fire early Friday morning.   Crews arrived at 620 Avenue H South around 6 a.m., finding flames pouring out the back of...

The Saskatoon Fire Department was called out Monday to a pair of house fires at neighbouring homes on Avenue H South.

Pair of fires damage neighbouring homes in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 1, 2017 - 6:48am Updated: May 2, 2017 - 6:24am

A fire investigator is working to piece together what happened after a pair of house fires in the Riversdale neighbourhood early Monday morning.   Crews were called out just...

The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a call at an apartment building on 22nd Street around 11 p.m.

Apartment building blaze found to be suspicious

By 650 CKOM April 28, 2017 - 7:19am Updated: April 28, 2017 - 7:33am

Investigators have found that a fire at a Sasaktoon apartment building was set on purpose.   Firefighters were called to the building at  2010 22nd St. W. shortly after 11 p.m...

Demolition began this week at the Bonanza Steakhouse on 8th Street East. The building was heavily damaged in a fire back in February.

Demolition begins at Bonanza Steakhouse

By 650 CKOM April 27, 2017 - 7:17am Updated: April 27, 2017 - 3:44pm

A familiar sight along Saskatoon's 8th Street East has been down after a devastating fire.

The Bonanza  Steakhouse ​was heavily damaged in a blaze on Feb. 21.


Multiple fire crews were on scene at 103 Salemka Cres. in Argyle Park around 5:30 a.m. on April 5, 2017.

Working smoke detector saves lives in Regina house fire

By 980 CJME April 7, 2017 - 4:35pm Updated: April 7, 2017 - 4:45pm

A working smoke alarm prevented a house fire from becoming fatal this week in Regina.

Regina Fire and Protective Services was called to 103 Salemka Cres. in Argyle Park...