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Sidewalk signs a reminder for pedestrians at rail crossings

City of Warman workers Grant Goertzen (kneeling, left to right) and Nathan Ruf install a rail crossing safety sidewalk sign on 6th Avenue South as part of Public Rail Safety Week while (back row, left to right) Warman Fire Chief Russ Austin, CN Police Constable Shayn Olson, Warman Mayor Sheryl Spence and Warman City Manager Bob Smith look on.

CN Rail has come up with a way of reminding phone-obsessed pedestrians to glance up once in a while, particularly when they’re about to cross a set of railway tracks. Continue reading “Sidewalk signs a reminder for pedestrians at rail crossings”

Warman firefighters kick off helmet safety program

Warman Mayor Sheryl Spence joins Warman firefighters to kick off the annual bike helmet safety campaign June 6

Warman Fire Rescue (WFR) member Jeremy Chaskavich jumped at the opportunity to coordinate the department’s bicycle helmet safety program. Continue reading “Warman firefighters kick off helmet safety program”

Latest addition to firefighting fleet gets into tight spots

Warman Fire Rescue’s newest emergency response vehicle is a 2018 Polaris four-wheel-drive ATV that will be used to fight wildland fires, and can also be used to transport injured persons

The newest vehicle in the Warman Fire Rescue fleet is small but mighty.
A four-passenger side-by-side all-terrain vehicle (ATV), equipped with a 65-gallon tank and pump foam system, will be invaluable when it comes to fighting wildland fires, according to Warman Fire Chief Russ Austin. Continue reading “Latest addition to firefighting fleet gets into tight spots”