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Saskatoon, SK, Canada – Sprinkler system confines fire at recycling center; Assists firefighters in extinguishing difficult blaze

No one was injured after a fire broke out at the Loraas Recycling facility on First Avenue North in Saskatoon on Monday afternoon. The Saskatoon Fire Department said it received the initial call reporting the fire just after 1 p.m. When crews arrived, they encountered heavy smoke coming from an overhead door of a building.Continue Reading »

Saskatoon, SK, Canada – Sprinkler extinguishes apartment fire started by unattended candle

According to the Saskatoon fire department, just before 2 a.m.  fire dispatchers received numerous calls of a fire at 431 3rd Ave. North.

Multiple people were found evacuating the multi-story building. Crews made their way to the 12th floor where they found a suite with fire damage.

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Sprinkler system contains fire to one room at senior apartment complex (Saskatoon, SK)

A kitchen fire prompted the evacuation of a seniors apartment complex Wednesday afternoon.  The Saskatoon Fire Department was called to the apartment building at 2315 20th Street West just after 1:30 p.m.  Crews found smoke on the fourth floor of the building before locating the fire in a single suite.Continue Reading »

Sprinklers save office building from fire (Saskatoon, SK)

Fire sprinklers acted quickly upon a fire at a 16-story office building on Saturday evening. The fire began on the fifth floor of the building but the sprinkler system contained it until fire crews arrived and suppressed the remaining flames. The fire’s cause remains under investigation; there were no injuries reported.Continue Reading »

Arson fire at emergency shelter extinguished by sprinkler system (Saskatoon, SK)

An early morning fire at The Lighthouse emergency shelter and supported living center in downtown Saskatoon was extinguished by the building’s sprinkler system.  Fire officials say the fire was intentionally set. Fire crews were called to the building just after 1:30 a.m.Continue Reading »

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