There is some comforting news for residents living in the Bjorkdale area.
The Co-op Food Store, which burned to the ground last month, will be rebuilt. The board made the decision Monday night.
"You know, today's day and age with building, I'd hate to put anything out there but we are going to move as fast as we can and get it completed," said Co-op Manager Todd Svenson, who added that a spring construction start would be nice.
Everyone is OK after a small fire sent people at Saskatoon daycare scrambling for safety.
Saskatoon Acting Battalion Chief Lorne Bell says it happened at around 10:30 a.m. Friday morning at Blain Avenue.
That's near Ruth Street East and Cumberland Avenue South. Someone accidentally left something on the stove in the kitchen but there was more smoke than flame.
No one was hurt. The kids kept warm at a neighbours house while fire crews quickly dealt with the fire.
Two people were injured in a crash involving two semis on Highway 16 near Radisson.
The collision started a fire after the two trucks hit each other about two kilometres west of the town which is about 76 kilometers south east of Battleford.
The RCMP say two people were injured, but there is no word on how badly.
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Fire crews in Englefeld are cleaning up after a blaze gutted a local plastics manufacturing plant this morning.
Englefeld Police Chief David Regie said fire crews arrived at the Koenders Manufacturing Plant around 7:30 am.
“When we arrived on scene, the flames were already coming through the roof,” Regie said. “The building is completely gutted. They’re going to have to tear down and rebuild.”
The Regina Fire and Protective Services spent Saturday on the scene of a fire in Regina's east end.
The 911 call came in at 11:27 a.m. about a condo structure on fire on Heseltine Road. The condo was currently under construction and no one was living there.
When fire crews arrived on the scene, construction workers alerted them to several diesel heaters located in the building, on each floor. By 2 p.m., the fire was under control, though still burning.
An elderly woman is dead following an apartment fire early this morning.
It took five crews to get the blaze at an apartment block on Keevil Crescent under control.
Firefighters pulled a woman out of the apartment and brought her to a waiting ambulance where it was determined she was dead.
The fire investigator is working to determine the cause of the fire.
Damages from the blaze are estimated at $500,000.
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There is some major damage to a Saskatoon home after a fire on Wednesday.
The blaze broke around around 5 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at the home on Diefenbaker Drive.
There were four people inside. One suffered smoke inhalation and minor burns and was treated in hospital.
The damage to the home is pegged at $125,000. The fire department has yet to determine the cause of the fire.
It is a big loss for the community of Bjorkdale after the Co-op burned to the ground Tuesday night.
The fire is the small community, about 40 kilometres southeast of Tisdale, started sometime around 6:30 p.m Tuesday night, about an hour after the business closed.
"They (fire crews) responded right away but by the time they responded, the roof was totally engulfed. You could see flames over the top of the older building beside it, and within 15 to 20 minutes, the roof was already caved in," said Mayor James Majewski.
A couple on a farm near Shellbrook in the Prince Albert area, is rebuilding with some help from a Saskatoon company, after their house went up in flames three weeks ago.
A fan heater exploded in Esther Peters's home on Nov. 17 and destroyed the entire upstairs.
"All the furniture, everything. We didn't save a thing," said Peters.
Her neighbour, Irene Danger, posted an ad on Kijiji to try and find used cabinets to start rebuilding the kitchen.
A young woman is in hospital in serious condition after being found under a vehicle early this morning.
Battalion Chief Craig Young of Saskatoon Fire and Protective Services says the fire department was called to the 300 block of Avenue Y South around 6 a.m.
"When fire crews got there, there was a girl -- a young adult -- under the vehicle. She could not get out from under the vehicle. She had no coat on. She'd been there a while," said Young.