Cloverdale Fire

Cause of Cloverdale Fire determined

May 27, 2021 | 12:55pm

The Prince Albert Fire Department says the wildfire earlier this month, northeast of the city, that caused a few people to evacuate was caused by a lightning strike. In a statement, the department says “all other possible causes have been excluded”. The fire, which also resulted in thousands in northern Saskatchewan losing power because of […]

Highway 55 re-opened, power restored as Cloverdale fire now “contained”

May 21, 2021 | 6:44am

With the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency officially saying the Cloverdale wildfire northeast of Prince Albert is contained, SaskPower was also able to announce Thursday night that all repairs in the area have been completed as well. In a release the Crown said that as of 9:10 p.m. all power that had been knocked out because […]

SPSA confirms Cloverdale wildfire near Prince Albert is contained

May 20, 2021 | 11:56am

Officials confirmed Thursday morning that the Cloverdale Fire is now contained thanks to favourable weather and efforts from firefighters and other crews. Steve Roberts, vice-president of operations with the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency, said during a teleconference on Thursday that there has been no growth of the fire in the past 24 hours. “Growth will […]

Tickets issued after two people found inside Cloverdale fire evacuation perimeter

May 20, 2021 | 7:19am

Prince Albert Police have issued tickets to two people who were found unlawfully inside the perimeter at the Cloverdale Fire. Tickets totalling $2,000 each were issued to a man and a woman. The area along Highway 55, between Prince Albert and the Pulp Haul Road, has been evacuated due to the fast-moving fire. Residents have […]

Cloverdale Fire slowly growing east and northeast

May 19, 2021 | 1:44pm

The Cloverdale Fire has grown a bit, but the vice president of operations with the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency expects the cooler weather will help in the fight to contain and exterminate the wildfire. Steve Roberts says the fire now exceeds 3,700 hectares and has grown to the east and northeast, away from Prince Albert […]

Fire Near Prince Albert Still Not Contained

May 18, 2021 | 2:36pm

The Vice President of Operations for the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency says the fire threatening Prince Albert and surrounding area has been named the Cloverdale Fire which started around 3 o’clock Monday afternoon off Cloverdale Road approximately 4 kilometres north of Prince Albert. Steve Roberts says due to high temperatures and a 50 to 70 […]