Warman Fire Rescue (WFR) has responded to over 400 emergency medical, motor vehicle collision (MVC) and fire calls so far in 2017, topping last year’s record of 365. Continue reading “Warman Fire Rescue sets new record for calls”
Three people were injured in a serious two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 305 and Centennial Boulevard in Warman’s north end on Wednesday, September 20.
The collision occurred about 5:00 p.m. and involved a Pontiac minivan and a Ford half-ton pickup truck. The truck impacted the driver’s side doors of the minivan. The minivan ended up on its side.
The exact cause of the collision is still under investigation by the Warman RMCP.
Warman Fire Rescue personnel responded quickly to the crash.
Warman Fire Chief Russ Austin said by the time first responders arrived, bystanders at the scene had already pulled a female passenger and a 7-year-old child, who was a passenger in the rear seat, out of the minivan. The male driver of the minivan was suspended upside down in his seatbelt and had to be extricated using specialized equipment. Continue reading “UPDATED – Three injured in two-vehicle collision at Warman’s north end”
Eight lucky youngsters are riding in style this fall after being selected for prizes in the annual Warman Fire Rescue (WFR) helmet safety program.
Colten Belerle, Isaac Rubio and Deanna Friesen won bicycles, while Mavrik Matsalla and Olivia Podhorodeski earned scooters and Dawson Bosovich, Lleyton Wiebe, and Cooper Knops each won a new bike helmet in the WFR draw held earlier this month. The youngsters were presented with gift certificates to claim their prizes at the Martensville Canadian Tire store at a ceremony at the Warman Fire Hall on Wednesday, September 13.
WFR helmet safety program coordinator Ken Goebel said it’s a worthwhile educational program that not only encourages youngsters to wear helmets, but also helps kids overcome their fear of emergency services personnel. Continue reading “Warman bike helmet safety program wraps up”