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Collision sends three to hospital

Fire crews extricate the occupant of a truck involved in a collision February 10

Three people were taken to hospital following a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 11 and Grasswood Road in the RM of Corman Park on Monday, February 10.

Saskatoon Fire Department (SFD) Acting Battlion Chief Kurtis Dyck said they received a 911 call about the crash at approximately 1:20 p.m. Continue reading “Collision sends three to hospital”

Dean Brooman appointed full-time Deputy Fire Chief

Martensville Deputy Fire Chief Dean Brooman demonstrates the ‘victim rescue’ task during the 2018 fireFit national championship event in Martensville on Saturday, June 2

Martensville Deputy Fire Chief Dean Brooman has been chosen as the department’s first full-time firefighter.
Brooman, who has served on the Martensville Fire Department for over 23 years and as volunteer Deputy Fire Chief since the fall of 2013, steps into his new full-time Deputy Fire Chief role on July 16. Continue reading “Dean Brooman appointed full-time Deputy Fire Chief”

FireFit competition sparks attendance at Martensville Buster Days

Captain Bill Symons of the Martensville Fire Department competes at the FireFit championship event

The weather started out cool, but the competition heated up quickly at last weekend’s national Scott FireFit Championships in Martensville.
Edmonton Fire & Rescue, Fort McMurray Fire Department, and Calgary Fire Department took the top three placings in the team category at the three-day event showcasing firefighters’ physical skills and conditioning, which coincided with the community’s annual Buster Days summer fair, June 1, 2 and 3. Continue reading “FireFit competition sparks attendance at Martensville Buster Days”