Category: Firefighters

Fire at the Fire Hall

When the text “Fire at Rose Valley hall” came through early the morning of Dec. 19, deputy fire Chief Dan Vellieux’s immediate thought was that the town hall was in flames. To his dismay,...

Firefighters study ‘Tank Cars 101’

Wadena’s volunteer firefighters can add another skill to their repertoire after receiving training from Canadian National (CN) Railways. A recent visit by Ryan Thiessen of Saskatoon, CN’s dangerous goods officer, helped familiarize firefighters with...

Just a fire drill

The lights were flashing outside Spruce Manor in Wadena on Wednesday night, but it was only a scheduled fire drill. Does everyone in your household know what to do in case of fire or...

New equipment for Lintlaw Fire House

Lintlaw Fire House received new emergency equipment donated by Affinity Credit Union: an automated external defibrillator, first responder medical bag, and spine board. Fire department members in picture (left to right, back row) are Dillion...