The power line was also arcing so power to the area was shut down. In total, there were eight semi-trucks in the building. In a letter addressed to Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe and the province's top medical official Dr. Saqib Shahab, more than 300 doctors are calling for "leadership" in the face of rising numbers of COVID-19 cases. Read More, Society, through media, social networks and personal beliefs, says, “there are no more veterans in Canada.” Every year after Remembrance Day, these views are heard. The school says it will reopen on Nov. 23 with part online, part in-person classes. Damage is estimated at over $1-million dollars. Terry Schmidt, Saskatoon’s general manager of transportation and construction, said crews face an incredible challenge clearing snow from the weekend storm. An evacuation order has been posted for residents in Grand County because of the Spring Creek fire. There will be no cause or damage estimate from the Fire Department as the property falls outside of their investigative jurisdiction. Report issued for water tender rollover in Northern California, Over 200 Forest Service fire personnel have tested positive for COVID-19. A, “Loss stopped,” was called at about 10:26 p.m. At Wildfire Today we noted that Friday at 2:18 a.m. MDT a satellite detected heat in the area of the Aristocrat Fire. A variety of federal, state, and local fire agencies are working on the blaze. Fire crews could see heavy black smoke in the area as they approached a yard on fire where approximately three acres of land and miscellaneous items in the yard were on fire. Three engines, a ladder truck, rescue truck and battalion chief were dispatched to the scene. Saskatoon Fire was called to a fire in the 200 block of Avenue I South on Sunday evening. Jim Neilson's kids sat down several days back, and watched their dad — who died this past Friday at age 78 — do a black-and-white interview on Hockey Night in Canada. Saskatoon fire crews spent nearly five and a half hours battling a blaze south of Saskatoon. Environment Canada scientists says previous measurements weren't accounting for all sources of methane, a climate-changing gas about 30 times more powerful than carbon dioxide. The call came in just before 6 p.m. from Highway … The fire continued into Monday morning. Required fields are marked *. Just after 2 p.m., firefighters from several communities were called to a blaze about 31 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon, where a fire began along the banks of the South Saskatchewan River. Saskatoon transit Director Jim McDonald, who served for more than two decades with the Canadian Armed Forces, joins Global News Morning to share his thoughts on Remembrance Day and what’s running for buses on November 11th. At 6:30 p.m. MDT Friday the 20-acre fire was burning in an area that has been treated with prescribed fires. Water tankers had to shuttle water to the fire scene and create supply pools so firefighters had uninterrupted access to water as they fought the fire. COVID-19 even comes into the picture here as the Public Safety Agency adjusts training to reduce the risk to staff. doctors sign letter calling for more action. On Friday firefighters were attacking two new fires in South Dakota and Nebraska. Remembrance Day looked different for Prince Albert residents this year, but the small, private ceremonies were just as meaningful for those who attended. The Aristocrat Fire is in northwest Nebraska near Chadron three miles southeast of the intersection of highways 385 and 20. Investigators said the fire originated in the engine compartment of a semi-tractor parked in the south … Multiple fire department resources were aiding in the fire fighting effort including fire engines, water tankers, brush trucks, and a rescue unit. The doctors signed an open letter to Premier Scott Moe, Health Minister Paul Merriman and chief medical health officer Dr. Saqib Shahab that was made public Tuesday evening. The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Men's Huskie Hockey program has lost its standout goaltender.