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Cool, wet weather has assisted with many communities in the area rescinding the fire bans that have been in place for the past few weeks in hopes of avoiding scenes like this.
Cool, wet weather has assisted with many communities in the area rescinding the fire bans that have been in place for the past few weeks in hopes of avoiding scenes like this. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Recent wet weather helps officials lift fire bans

By Roger White
June 1, 2018 - 12:13pm

While some may see the wet weather as an inconvenience, fire officials and local municipalities consider it a blessing as several areas lifted fire bans imposed in early May.

Today (Friday) the R.M. and City of North Battleford joined the R.M. of Medstead in rescinding its fire ban.

A crash last fall involved a vehicle-motorcycle collision in North Battleford. SGI is reminding vehicle drivers and motorbike riders to be careful on the roads this summer.
A crash last fall involved a vehicle-motorcycle collision in North Battleford. SGI is reminding vehicle drivers and motorbike riders to be careful on the roads this summer. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

SGI reminds drivers, motorcyclists to be vigilant sharing road

By Angela Brown
May 29, 2018 - 5:00pm

Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) is reminding both vehicle drivers and motorcyclists to be vigilant and play it safe while sharing the road this summer.

Firefighters were on the scene to extinguish a fire involving a tree that spread to a nearby backyard shed on 102 Street.
Firefighters were on the scene to extinguish a fire involving a tree that spread to a nearby backyard shed on 102 Street. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Local firefighters busy Sunday putting out vehicle and shed fires

By Angela Brown
May 28, 2018 - 11:55am

Local firefighters were busy early Sunday morning responding to two fires in North Battleford.

There were no injuries reported as a result of the fires.

In the first incident, North Battleford Fire Department attended a vehicle fire in a field just off Airport Rd., at 4.14 a.m. 

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