There is a big mess to clean up Friday morning at Warman’s Thomas the Cook restaurant.
Crews were called to the eatery just before midnight Thursday night after a fire started inside.
Smoke damage is extensive. Next door, the Warman Hotel had to be evacuated. No one was hurt.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Potash Corp is releasing information about what they believe caused an underground fire at the Rocanville mine.
No one was hurt when fire broke out in the early hours of Sept. 25, but it was 18 hours before the miners could safely return to the surface.
A wooden cable spool heated up as it was dragged about 16 kilometres from the mine entrance.
One person was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after an early morning house fire in Regina.
It happened just after 3:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of Montague Street, near the Fieldhouse facility.
The smell of smoke still lingers in the air hours after fire crews left the scene. The house is a write off. And was so engulfed in flames by the time crews arrived the blaze reached the roof and rafters of a neighbouring house.
Deputy Fire Chief Gerard Kay believed there were two occupants of the home at the time.
About 20 people were recognized with a Royal Canadian Humane Association Bravery Award Monday at Government House in Regina. Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield presented the awards to people who, through their alertness, skill and concern, saved or attempt to save a life.
The stories of the people awarded for their bravery are overwhelming, from one man who helped an elderly woman out of her burning home, to two men who pulled a badly-burned man from a vehicle while it was still on fire.
School is out Thursday for about 200 elementary school students at Saskatoon's Pleasant Hill Community School after a fire in the school's kitchen.
The fire on Wednesday night didn't cause much damage, but it did create a lot of smoke.
"It occurred in the kitchen, which is located in the basement of the school. It is believed that there was a pot that was left on the stove and heated up and caused quite a bit of smoke in the school," said Veronica Baker, manager of communications and marketing with Saskatoon Public Schools.
The Regina Fire Department was called to a home on Oxford Street at 10:02 a.m. when neighbours saw smoke coming from inside the house.
A mattress had caught fire in the basement.
"Crews quickly got the fire under control and ventilated the house," explained deputy chief Gerard Kay, "We expect significant damage in the basement itself, both from fire and smoke."
The owners of the home weren't home at the time, but their family pet was. Kay said, unfortunately, the cat died in the fire.
Saturday marks one year since a fire ball rose into Regina's sky above the Co-op refinery. An explosion, as it was later discovered, was triggered by a corroded pipe.
A report by Regina's Fire and Protective Services branch found that erosion in a diesel fuel processing area, one of 33 processing areas at the facility, left some stretches of pipe thin-walled and weak, potentially subject to rupture.
WINNIPEG - Thick, black smoke and flames are spewing from a Winnipeg warehouse that holds highly explosive fuel used for car racing.
Dozens of emergency vehicles were on site at Speedway International, a company that boasts on its website that it is "North America's No. 1 source for 99.99 per cent racing methanol."
Witnesses say a huge fireball went up in the air after the initial explosion on Monday afternoon.
Saskatoon fire crews had to be called to an accident early this morning to
help free a trapped driver.
A half-ton truck t-boned an SUV on the driver's side at the intersection of Laurier Drive and Circle Drive at around 3.
Firefighters had to cut apart the SUV in order to free the driver's legs. That person has serious injuries.
The driver of the truck is not badly hurt, but the passenger in the truck was taken to hospital.
The westbound lanes of 22nd Street between Avenue H and Avenue P have been re-opened after emergency crews attended to a house fire early Friday afternoon.
Saskatoon police say that around 1:10 p.m., thick black smoke was seen coming from the windows of a home in the 1300 block.
Police said no one was inside the home at the time.