Regina Fire News

Fire burns away most of the roof on a duplex located on Markwell Drive near Walter Crescent on May 24, 2017.

Regina duplex fire destroys roof, sends 2 to hospital

By Kevin Martel May 24, 2017 - 6:20pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

Bright, orange flames ate away most of the roof of a duplex in Regina's north end.

While nobody was home in part of the duplex, two people from the other half were sent...

A fire broke out in the 2100 block of Hamilton Street causing the entire apartment building to evacuate on May 13, 2017.

Downtown apartment fire sends one person to hospital

By 980 CJME May 15, 2017 - 7:06am Updated: May 15, 2017 - 7:15am

A woman had to be rescued from a second-floor apartment Saturday night, after a fire broke out.

The apartment – located on the 2100 block of Hamilton Street – caught...

Regina Fire & Protective Services decipher a plan on how their rescue crew will go into the trench where a Regina city employee fell into on April 10, 2017.

Regina employee falls 18 ft. while working on water line

By Jessika Guse April 10, 2017 - 11:43pm Updated: April 11, 2017 - 6:41am

The specialized technical unit of the Regina Fire & Protective Services was called out Monday afternoon as a City of Regina employee had fallen into an 18-foot trench....

Demolition of the Travellers Building on the 1800 block of Broad Street started just hours after flames ripped through the abandoned building Tuesday night on March 7, 2017.

Firefighters had early indication the Travellers Building in Regina was a loss

By Jessika Guse March 9, 2017 - 6:52am Updated: March 9, 2017 - 8:28am

It was a stubborn fire that ripped through the Travellers Building on Broad Street.

That's how acting fire chief Layne Jackson described it. He said a crew of about 25...

Regina is searching for a new fire chief after it was announced Ernie Polsom is no longer working with the city on March 6, 2017.

Regina begins search for new fire chief

By 980 CJME March 6, 2017 - 9:25pm Updated: March 6, 2017 - 9:30pm

Ernie Polsom is no longer Regina's fire chief and the search is on to find a permanent replacement.

The city wouldn't explain why Polsom is no longer with the city...

A Regina Police Service cruiser.

Man charged with setting fire to Regina business over 5 months ago

By 980 CJME January 17, 2017 - 8:46pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 9:00pm

A man is being accused of setting fire to a Regina business last summer.

Police arrested and charged Kelly Ryan Powell, 29, on Jan. 12. He allegedly started a blaze at a...

Fire causes extensive damage to Regina home

By 980 CJME January 16, 2017 - 3:37pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 3:45pm

The damage is being described as heavy after a blaze at a Regina home.

Firefighters were called to the 600 block of Montague Street, just east of Elphinstone by Pony...

Regina house fire sends person to hospital

By 980 CJME January 15, 2017 - 10:44am Updated: January 15, 2017 - 10:45am

Regina Fire is investigating the cause of a house fire on the 800 block of Garnet Street by 2nd Avenue.

Firefighters were called around 4:50 p.m. Saturday, and arrived...

Melting ice on Wascana Lake in March 2012.

Regina Fire warns about possible thin ice on bodies of water

By Brant Hilton December 23, 2016 - 9:44pm Updated: December 23, 2016 - 9:45pm

The calendar is reaching the end of December, a deep freeze gripped southern Saskatchewan for about two weeks earlier in the month, but there is still a possibility of thin ice...

Regina firefighters handling a house fire on the 1400 block of Garnet Street in October, 2016.

UPDATE: Fire crews handle blaze at home in Regina's North Central

By 980 CJME October 21, 2016 - 8:50pm Updated: October 22, 2016 - 11:29am

Smoke could be seen billowing into the sky over Regina's North Central neighbourhood on Friday evening after a house caught fire.

Fire crews raced to the scene around 6...