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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 - 7:45am

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...

2nd Saskatoon restaurant shuts down in wake of Bonanza fire

By 650 CKOM February 23, 2017 - 2:45pm Updated: February 23, 2017 - 3:00pm

Another Saskatoon restaurant is reeling after a fire destroyed the Bonanza Steakhouse on 8th Street earlier this week.

H&M Dumpling House is located in the same...

The Bonanza Steakhouse on 8th Street in Saskatoon on Feb. 22, 2017 after fire ripped through the business the night before.

Bonanza owner hopes to rebuild after fire guts Saskatoon restaurant

By 650 CKOM February 22, 2017 - 2:12pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 5:24pm

A restaurant that’s stood on 8th Street for 45 years is now a shell of its former self.   Fire inspectors and insurance personnel sifted through the charred remains of Bonanza...

Firefighters working on a blaze at Bonanza on 8th Street in Saskatoon.

Fire at Bonanza in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM February 21, 2017 - 11:28pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:30pm

Fire crews were on scene late Tuesday night after a blaze broke out in a Saskatoon Restaurant.

It happened at the Bonanza on 8th Street, smoke could be seen billowing...

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 - 10:49am

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...

Firefighters on scene following a school bus fire in Saskatoon's Adelaide/Churchill neighbourhood 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 - 11:57am

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...

Arson suspected in bin fire at Sutherland School

By 650 CKOM February 10, 2017 - 10:12pm Updated: February 10, 2017 - 10:15pm

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 - 7:00am

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 - 8:15am

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 - 3:22pm

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 - 1:50pm Updated: January 31, 2017 - 2:00pm

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 - 1:30pm

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....