Saskatoon Fire Department News

Saskatoon firefighters responded to a blaze at 201 Avenue J North Sunday evening.

Crews handle fire at Westmount home

By 650 CKOM March 13, 2017 - 7:34am Updated: March 13, 2017 - 7:35am

Saskatoon firefighters were called out to a blaze at a home in the Westmount neighbourhood.

Crews arrived at 201 Avenue J North shortly after 6:15 p.m. to find smoke...

Saskatoon Fire Department told 650 CKOM on March 10, 2017 measuring ice thickness isn't enough to ensure safety after a warm February.

Saskatoon Fire Department warning public about ice 'anomalies'

By Chris Vandenbreekel March 10, 2017 - 4:38pm Updated: March 10, 2017 - 4:38pm

Despite this week's cold snap, Saskatoon Fire Department is warning residents about the dangers of "rotting" ice.

The department is asking people to stay off any pond or...

Saskatoon firefighters put out a garage fire around 1:40 a.m. Friday.

Crews called out to early morning garage fire in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM February 24, 2017 - 7:35am Updated: February 24, 2017 - 7:35am

The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a garage fire early Friday morning.

Firefighters were dispatched to 133 Rossmo Road around 1:40 a.m. They arrived to  find...

A 26-year-old man taken to RUH after being extricated from an SUV after a crash on highway 11 Jan. 28, 2017

Collision sends one man to hospital after being pried from an SUV south of Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM January 28, 2017 - 8:44am Updated: January 28, 2017 - 11:58am

An early morning collision Saturday south of Saskatoon trapped a 26-year-old man in an SUV.

Saskatoon fire crews were called to the collision on Highway 11 near...

The Saskatoon Fire Department was called to an apartment block on Avenue X South shortly after 4 a.m. Thursday due to a carbon monoxide leak.

Carbon monoxide scare forces evacuation of Saskatoon apartment building

By 650 CKOM January 26, 2017 - 6:28am Updated: January 26, 2017 - 4:06pm

Thursday morning saw a rough start to the day for people living in an apartment building on Avenue X South.

Firefighters had to be called in shortly after 3:30 a.m. due...

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...

A man wandered out onto the ice over the South Saskatchewan River around 3 p.m. on Jan. 5, 2017.

Man safe after pulling himself from South Saskatchewan River ice break

By 650 CKOM January 5, 2017 - 5:05pm Updated: January 5, 2017 - 5:05pm

Saskatoon Fire Department is reminding residents to avoid the ice on the South Saskatchewan River after a man ventured out Thursday afternoon.

The departments says they...

Fire officials say an electrical problem led to an attic fire in Saskatoon.

Electrical fire leads to severe damage to multi-unit home in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM January 2, 2017 - 6:24pm Updated: January 2, 2017 - 6:24pm

Damage is pegged at nearly $200,000 after a fire in Saskatoon.

Crews were dispatched around 2:00 p.m. Monday and found a single story complex in the 700 block of Avenue...

A blaze at a house on 20th Street caused major damage Dec. 21, 2016.

Fire at a 20th Street home causes major damage

By 650 CKOM December 21, 2016 - 10:35pm Updated: December 22, 2016 - 4:28am

Significant damage to a home near St Paul's Hospital after a fire tore through the second level and roof.

Fire crews were called to a house at 1811 20th Street around 8:...

The Saskatoon Fire Department had to pull a truck driver out of the cab of a semi that flipped on Highway 16 Thursday.

Semi collides with taxi on Highway 16

By 650 CKOM December 16, 2016 - 7:53am Updated: December 16, 2016 - 7:53am

Emergency crews had to pull a truck driver out of the cab of his semi following a collision Thursday night on Highway 16.   The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a call...

Water rescue crews practise training by the weir in Saskatoon on Nov. 8, 2016.

Saskatoon water rescue training to take place at the weir

By 650 CKOM November 8, 2016 - 9:12am Updated: November 8, 2016 - 1:26pm

People in Saskatoon can expect to see rescue crews out on the water Tuesday.  

The Saskatoon Fire Department is set to practise their water rescue skills in the...

A fire, caused by an unattended barbecue, causes $200,000 in damage to an apartment at 219 Avenue N South.

Fire causes $200k in damage at Saskatoon apartment

By 650 CKOM October 23, 2016 - 6:37am Updated: October 23, 2016 - 6:37am

An unattended barbecue is the likely cause of a fire in Saskatoon Saturday afternoon.   Firefighters were called to 219 Avenue N South for a fire in a third-floor apartment at...

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