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Prince Albert Fire Department
76 - 15th Street East
Prince Albert, SK
S6V 1E8

Phone:  (306) 953-4200
Fax:  (306) 922-2272

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Major Incidents
The following stream of news items reflects the major, higher-risk incidents that the department is called upon to attend and does not include all emergency calls.

Structure Fire - Shed
At approximately 6:25 am today, PAFD crews responded to the 1200 Block of 14th St. W. for a report of a shed on fire. Crews extinguished the fire, but the shed was destroyed. No injuries were reported, and surrounding structures were not damaged. 
Garbage Bin Fire
On Sept. 7/14 at 8:26pm, PAFD responded to the 100 block of 23rd street East for a garbage bin on fire. The fire was quickly extinguished and damage was contained to the bin. 
Service Investigation
On September 7th, at approximately 10am, The Prince Albert Fire Department responded to a service investigation in the 200 block of 12th St East for the smell of gas. On arrival, the fire crew could smell natural gas and called Sask Energy. Sask Energy found several natural gas leaks within the structure. Sask Energy shut the gas off to the building pending repair. The building was vented and occupants returned to their suits. 
Structure Fire
On Sept.7/14 at approx. 5 am, the PAFD responded to 400 block of 6 St. E. for a garage fire. The garage was fully involved with flames coming out of the roof. Fire crews quickly attacked the structure from the outside preventing spread. The garage was a total loss and the cause is under investigation.

 
Service Investigation
On Sept.6/14 at approx. 10:30 pm, the PAFD responded to the 600 block of 18th St W for a report of an outside electrical plug arching.  On arrival the plug was no longer arching and there was no heat present. 
Motor Vehicle Collision
On Sept.6/14 at approx. 6:13 pm, the PAFD responded to 22nd and 1st Ave West for a 2 vehicle accident. On arrival it was found that there were no injuries even though there was extensive damage to one of the vehicles.  One vehicle was towed and fire crews cleaned up fluids and debris. 
EMS Response
The Prince Albert Fire Department responded with 4 Firefighters and 1 Engine on Saturday Sept.6/14 at 1:30 pm to the 1200 Block of 17 Street West for a 17 year old female unconscious and not breathing.  Fire department response was cancelled prior to arrival. 
Outside Fires
On the morning of Saturday September 6, 2014 the Prince Albert Fire Department completed routine party fire checks in Little Red Park and other areas north of the river.  3 unattended party fires were extinguished.  No damage or injuries were reported. 
Fire Alarms Ringing
On Sept.6/14 at approx. 5 am, The PAFD responded to the 1200 block of 28th St E for alarms ringing. On arrival it was found that someone pulled the pull station after an altercation. There was no fire so the panel was reset and the residents were allowed back in the building. 
Vehicle Fire
On Sept.5/14 at approx. 11:30 pm, The PAFD responded to a vehicle fire at the 1900 block of 14th St W. On arrival light smoke was coming from the rear interior of the car. Fire crews extinguished and contained the fire to the interior of the car. 
Fire Alarms Ringing
On September 5/14, at 8:32 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Dept. responded to the 200 block of 14th Street West for a fire alarms ringing.  On arrival firefighters found that the homeowner had accidentally burnt his supper which activated the alarm.  There was no fire just light smoke. 
Bomb Threat Response
On 05 Sept 2014, at approximately 1:30 pm the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to the Victoria Hospital for a bomb threat.

In conjunction with Hospital staff and the Prince Albert Police Service the entire facility was searched with nothing found.

PAFD crews were on scene for 2.5 hrs. 
Citizen Assist
On September 5, 2014 at approx. 4:00 am, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded for a citizen assist at a residence in the 100 block of 19 St W. Fire Fighters assisted an elderly patient into bed. There were no injuries and further medical attention was not required. 
Vehicle vs Deer
On Sept 4, 2014 at approx. 9:50 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to an accident on HWY 2 South near Tower Road. A Vehicle had hit a Deer crossing the road. On arrival a large amount of front end damage was found on a car and Parkland Ambulance was loading the lone occupant. Firefighters stabilized the vehicle and assisted with traffic control. The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital by ambulance. The vehicle was removed from the scene. 
Garbage Bin Fire
On September 4, 2014 at approx. 7:40 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to a report of a garbage bin fire in the 2800 block of 2nd Ave W. There were no damages to property however the contents of the bin were destroyed. 
Motor Vehicle Collision
On Sept.4/14 at approx. 9:20 am, The PAFD responded to Marquis Road and 2nd Ave West for a two (2) vehicle accident. One patient was transported to the hospital with suspected minor injuries. Both batteries in the vehicles were disconnected and fluids cleaned up. The two (2) vehicles were removed from the scene via tow trucks. 
Carbon Monoxide Alarm
The evening of Sept. 3, 2014 at approx. 10:25 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to a residence on Sherman Dr. for a CO alarm which was intermittently beeping. On arrival found no readings of CO. On investigation it was noted that the detector was past its service date. The home owner was advised to purchase a new detector. Incident was terminated and E-14 and crew returned to fire control. 
STARS Landing Support
On Wednesday Sept.03/14, at approximately7:40pm, the Prince Albert Fire Department was dispatched to the Victoria Hospital to assist STARS with the landing, patient loading and departure.
 
ATV Fire
On Sept.3/14 at approx. 12pm, The PAFD responded to the Driftwood Trailer Park for an ATV vehicle fire that spread to the mobile home deck.  On arrival fire was threatening the mobile home. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire before it could spread to the mobile home.
 
Motor Vehicle Collision
On Sept. 3/14 at approx. 9:30am, The PAFD responded to the intersection of 15th St and 6 Ave East for a motor vehicle collision that required fluid clean up. 
Fire Alarms Ringing
On Sept 3, 2014 at approx. 2 am, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to alarms ringing in the 1200 block of 28th St East. On arrival, alarms were ringing and tenants were found standing outside of the structure. On investigation, crews found no smoke or fire but located three pulled pull stations within the building. The alarm was reset and the tenants were allowed to return to their suites. 
Motor Vehicle Collision
On Sept 2, 2014 at approx. 6 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of 8th Ave and 15th St East. Two vehicles had collided, causing significant damage to both vehicles. Three occupants were transported to hospital for further assessment. Fire crew’s secured the scene, removed the batteries and cleaned up leaking fluids. Both vehicles were towed from the scene and the intersection was returned to normal. 
Alarms Ringing
On 02-September-2014 at approximately 12:15 am, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to the 200 block of 14th Street West for Fire Alarms Ringing. After the initial investigation by the Prince Albert Fire Department, it was determined to be a false alarm due to a cooking accident. There were no injuries or damages to report. 
Strange Smell
On 01-September-2014 at approximately 07:15 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to the 700 block of 28th Street West to investigate a strange smell. After the initial investigation, it was determined that the strange smell came from an exterior patio deck that had been previously stained. There were no injuries to report. 
Vehicle Fire
On Aug 31/14 at 05:45  2 units and 3 firefighters from the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to report of vehicle fire in the RM of Prince Albert, on Elevator Road. A fully involved truck fire was extinguished without incident. The cab and engine compartment were destroyed by fire, approximately $2000.00 damage. No injuries reported. RCMP are investigating. 
EMS Assist
On August 29/14, at 8:44 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Dept. responded to the downtown area on 13th Street West for a report of a person laying on the sidewalk. Firefighters assessed the individual and found no obvious injuries. The individual was then transported to the hospital by ambulance. 
Fire Alarms Ringing - Cooking Incident
On August 29th, 2014 at 2:00 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to the 700 block of 6th Street for a possible structure fire. On arrival there was light smoke exiting out the front door. Upon investigation, the resident stated it was a cooking incident. No injuries present, but minor smoke damage to kitchen cabinets. Crew helped ventilate the house and gathered information. 
Fire Alarms Ringing
On August 29, 2014, at 11:45 am, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to the 500 block of 19th St. E for fire alarms ringing. It was determined that cooking was the cause of the alarm. There was no fire but minor smoke to the building set the alarm off 
EMS Assist
On Aug 28/14 at 11:10 am, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to a report of a male in cardiac arrest in 1400 block 13th St. W. Fire Department services were not required when an ambulance arrived on scene at the same time firefighters did. 
Motor Vehicle Collision
On August 27, 2014 at 9:00pm Prince Albert Fire Department responded code two to 3400 block of 2nd Avenue West for a motor vehicle collision. Fire crews investigated and found little damage to both vehicles and no injuries. Both vehicles were driven from scene. 
Smoke Investigation
On August 27, 2014 at 8:00 pm the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to 2400 block of Central Avenue to investigate dark smoke coming from a fire pit, after crews investigated the fire was extinguished because it did not meet the City by Law. 
Motor Vehicle Collision
On Aug27/14at approx. 10:30am, The PAFD responded to the intersection of 11 St and 5th Ave East for a 2 vehicle accident. On arrival they found that 1 vehicle had entered the intersection and collided with the other. One person was transferred to the hospital. Fire crews disconnected one vehicle’s battery and cleaned up the scene. 
Alarms Ringing
On Aug. 26/14 at approx. 5:30pm, the PAFD responded to the 900 block of 7th St East for alarms ringing.  On arrival no fire was found and was determined to be a police matter.
 
STARS Landing Assist
On August 26/14 at 3:56 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Dept. responded to the Victoria Hospital to assist the STARS helicopter with landing and taking off. One patient was transferred from Victoria Hospital to Saskatoon. 
Grass Fire
On August 26/14, at 1:40 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Dept responded to behind Barton Drive for a grass fire. Appox. 1 acre was on fire which Firefighters quickly extinguished. No injuries or loss were reported. 
Fire Alarms Ringing
On Aug. 26/14 at 11am, the PAFD responded to the 100 block of Macdowell Crescent for alarms ringing.  On arrival it was found to be a false alarm from dust created by renovations.
 
Motor Vehicle Collision
In the early morning of August 26, 2014 at approx. 4 am, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision between a half ton truck and a parked/unoccupied vehicle.  The incident took place in the 800 block of 4th St East. Both the driver and passenger were taken to hospital by EMS staff for further assessment.

The Fire Department disconnected a battery and cleaned up debris and spilled fluids from the vehicles involved.  Police are investigating the incident.
 
Unauthorized Burning
On August 25, 2014 at approx. 8:50 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to the 200 block of 31St East for a report of unauthorized burning.  On arrival, the fire crew found that a person was burning a tree stump which was causing a considerable amount of smoke. The fire was extinguished and the home owner was reminded that burning was only permitted in approved fire pit. 
Fire Alarms Ringing
On August 24, 2014 at approx. 6:30 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded a residence in the 200 block of 22nd St West for alarms ringing.  It was determined that the alarm was false; the alarm was activated as a result of cooking.
 
STARS Landing Assist
On August 23/14 at 07:00 hours, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to the Victoria Hospital with 3 Firefighters and 1 Engine to assist STARS Air Ambulance with a landing. Firefighters controlled traffic and secured a landing zone for the helicopter and assisted STARS staff with patient loading. Firefighters were on scene for 1 hour and 45 minutes. 
Motor Vehicle Collision - Electrical Hazard
On 23-August-2014 at approximately 1:03pm, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to the 1100 block of 17th Street West for an MVC involving a downed electrical power line. After the initial investigation, it was determined that a vehicle had struck a power pole, and energized the immediate area due to the multiple downed power lines. The single occupant was temporarily trapped inside of the vehicle due to the downed power lines energizing the vehicle. The immediate area was barricaded to prevent any access near the area by the Prince Albert Fire Department until SaskPower arrived and de- energized the power lines, and the vehicle involved in the incident. SaskPower remained on scene to restore power to the local area, and Parkland EMS transported the single occupant to the Victoria Hospital for further assessment. 
Playground Equipment Fire
On August 22, 2014 at approximately 8:05pm, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to Ecole Vickers School for a playground equipment fire with 3 Firefighters, 1 Engine and a Utility truck. Upon arrival, Firefighters found a small child’s basketball net had melted. No fire was found and the incident was terminated with no report of any injuries. Firefighters were on scene for 10 minutes. 
Motor Vehicle Collision
On Aug 22/14 at 19:40, PAFD responded to a 2 vehicle MVC at the intersection of 7 Ave and 5 St East. On arrival, there was extensive damage to one vehicle and some damage to the other. Firefighters cleaned up the roadway, engine fluids and disconnected the battery for safety. There were no injuries due to the accident. 
Fire Alarms Ringing
On 22-August-2014 at approximately 2:00 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to the 2200 block of 6th Avenue West for fire alarms ringing. It was quickly determined by the monitoring alarm company to be a false alarm. There were no injuries or damages to report. 
Alarms Ringing
On Friday Aug 22/14 at approx. 07:30 the Prince Albert Fire Department responded with 3 units and 8 men to the 900 Block of Cook Drive for fire alarms ringing. Upon arrival crews found that the shower in the house had set off the fire alarm. 
Structure Fire
On August 20/14, at 11:37 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Dept responded to the Eastview Trailer Court area for a structure fire. On arrival firefighters found a fully involved shed which they quickly extinguished. There were no injuries and the fire is under investigation. 
Cooking Incident
On Aug 20/14 at 14:00 3 units and 8 firefighters responded to report of structure fire with smoke showing in the 400 block of 24th St East. On arrival firefighters found a home filled with smoke, the cause being a pot of food left on the stove. The burned material was removed and the home ventilated. No property damage beyond light smoke damage. Firefighters removed a small puppy, unharmed, from the smoke. No injuries reported. Please be sure all cooking appliances are off before leaving home and have working smoke detectors in the home. 
Motor Vehicle Collision
On August 19, 2014 at 5:45am Prince Albert Fire Department responded to the intersection of 15th Street and 2nd Avenue West for a two vehicle MVC - Semi vs Car. On arrival, crews investigated and determined that no one was trapped. The driver of the car was transported to Victoria Hospital for unknown injuries. Fire crews cleaned debris and fluids from street and one vehicle was towed from scene. 
Alarms Ringing
On August 18, 2014 at 10:20pm Prince Albert Fire Department responded to 600 block of 19th Street West for alarms ringing. Fire crews investigated and found it to be a false alarm - as cooking set off the smoke alarm. 
STARS Assist - Stood Down
On Aug 15/14 at 21:33 1 unit and 3 firefighters responded to request for STARS helicopter landing assist at Victoria Union Hospital. The STARS landing was stood down, firefighters returned to firehall. 
Dumpster Fire
On Aug 15/14 at 19:49 the Prince Albert Fire Department responded with 1 unit and 3 firefighters to a trash bin fire behind a business in Cornerstone. On arrival firefighters found the bin fire was endangering the building and had already warped a large section of the building siding. The fire in the bin was extinguished and the building wall checked for fire and heat extension. Damage was confined to the exterior siding, approximately $4000.00 damage. Cause is undetermined at this time. No injuries reported. 
Camper Fires
On August 14/14, at 2:04 am, the Prince Albert Fire Dept. responded to the 600 block of 8th Street East for two campers on fire. Firefighters quickly extinguished both campers and prevented any fire spread to nearby houses. There were no injuries and the fire is under investigation. 
Smoke Investigation
On August 13/14 at 11:32 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Dept. responded to the 1000 block of 8th Street East for smoke in the area. Firefighters investigated the area but did not find any smoke or fire in the area. 
Alarms Ringing
On August 13/14 at 7:09 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Dept. responded to the Victoria Hospital for fire alarms ringing. On arrival firefighters found that maintenance personnel were doing some work in a room where dust had set off the fire alarm.  
Garbage Bin Fire
On August13th/ 2014 at 05:28 am, PAFD responded with 1 unit and 3 men to the 300 block of 32nd street East for a garbage bin fire. A private steel dumpster was involved in a business’s parking lot. There were no injuries as a result, the can sustained damage to its paint. 
Smoke Investigation
On August 11/14, at 1:38 pm, the Prince Albert Fire Dept, responded to the 200 block of 19th Street West for smoke in the area. On arrival firefighters found a homeowner was raking there yard and burning the rubbish in there fire pit. It was explained to them that burning yard wastes in the City is not allowed and had to be extinguished. 
Fire Alarms Ringing
On August 11/14 at 10:28 am, the Prince Albert Fire Dept. responded to the 2800 block of Bradbury Drive for fire alarms ringing. On arrival firefighters found that the alarm company was doing some repairs to the alarm system and it was a false alarm. 
Structure Fire
On August 10/14, at approximately 9:27 am, the Prince Albert Fire Dept. responded to the 700 block of Cuelenaere Street for a structure fire. On arrival Firefighters found smoke venting through the roof. Firefighters entered the structure and did a search of the residence and found no one home but did rescue two dogs from the house. The fire was contained and extinguished in the attic space. Moderate damage was sustained to the structure. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.  
Electrical Hazard Response
On 09-August-2014 at approximately 18:20 hrs, the Prince Albert Fire Department responded to the intersection of 6th Avenue North West and 12 Street North West for a downed electrical power line. After the initial investigation, it was determined that a large tree had fallen onto an electrical power line. The immediate area was barricaded to prevent any access near the area of concern by the Prince Albert Fire Department until SaskPower arrived on scene and removed the tree off of the power line. There were no damages or injuries to report. 
Motor Vehicle Collision
On the 09-Aug-2014 @ 17:46, Prince Albert Fire Department responded with one Engine/Rescue and four firefighters to a 2 vehicle MVC at the intersection of 13 St. and 15 Ave. West. Vehicles sustained significant damage from a T-Bone collision. All occupants refused medical treatment. Fire department personnel cleaned up fluids and debris from the roadway and disconnected the batteries. Both vehicles removed from the scene by PA Auto Wreckers. 
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