The Saskatoon Fire Department rescued a four-legged friend after responding to a blaze Tuesday night.
Firefighters got to a house at 1301 Avenue D North around 9:45 p.m.
They arrived to find smoke coming from the home.
Crews were able to quickly put out ot the fire. They found a dog during a search to make sure no one was inside the house.
The dog was reportedly unresponsive when firefighters brought it outside. They were were able to resucitate it using a specially designed oxygen mask for animals.
The dog was taken to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.
No people were injured as a result of the fire. Damage from the blaze was estimated at $60,000.
Crews deal with pair of apartment fires
Two other blazes also required firefighters’ attention Tuesday.
Crews were called out just before 6 p.m. to an apartment complex at 423 4th Avenue North.
Firefighters arrived within four minutes of being called. They quickly located a small fire on the balcony of one of the units.
The blaze was extinguished using a ladder truck, with firefighters also opening up the exterior wall of the building to get to the last of the flames.
Damage was estimated at $10,000.
An investigator determined the fire was caused by careless disposal of smoking materials.
Firefighters also handled a small electrical fire at an apartment block at 208 Saskatchewan Crescent East.
Crews arrived around 7:15 p.m. and put out a small fire involving the electric panel in one of the apartment suites.
An investigator found the blaze was accidental, having been caused when water leaked onto the electrical panel in the suite.
Damage was estimated at $5,000.
No injuries were reported in either apartment fire.