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”

Firefighters battle wildfire near Clarkboro Ferry

Firefighters from Warman, Osler, and Martensville were called to the scene of a large wildfire near the Clarkboro Ferry east of Warman.

The fire, which began on the west bank of the South Saskatchewan River near the ferry landing at about 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22, was fanned by southerly winds gusting up to 50 kilometers per hour. It spread rapidly up the riverbank and onto a stubble field. Continue reading “Firefighters battle wildfire near Clarkboro Ferry”