Collision creates traffic bottleneck at Highway 11, Wanuskewin Road

The back end of a truck was destroyed after being rear-ended by a semi on Highway 11 on Friday, September 27

Southwest-bound traffic heading into Saskatoon on Highway 11 was diverted onto Wanuskewin Road over the busy noon hour as a result of a two-vehicle collision on Friday, September 27.

A southwest-bound five-ton truck carrying chemicals was rear-ended by a semi-trailer unit on Highway 11 between the Wanuskewin Road intersection and the Highway 12 overpass at about 11:15 a.m.. The driver of the truck that was rear-ended was assessed on scene by emergency personnel from Medavie Ambulance. No extrication of the driver was required. Continue reading “Collision creates traffic bottleneck at Highway 11, Wanuskewin Road”

Acreages saved from wildfire along tracks

A wildfire along the CN tracks east of Warman was contained before any serious damage was done to two acreages in its path.

Warman Fire Rescue members responded to a call at about 4:00 a.m. on Friday, May 24 about a fire adjacent to the tracks and near Highway 305, according to Warman Fire Chief Russ Austin. Continue reading “Acreages saved from wildfire along tracks”

Weekend fires doused, serious damage averted

A brush fire in a park south of Warman Elementary School occurred on Saturday, May 4

Quick responses by Warman firefighters to a brush fire in a park near Warman Elementary School and a shed fire on Ens Crescent over the weekend of May 4-5 prevented serious damage in both instances. Continue reading “Weekend fires doused, serious damage averted”