Paramedics/Fire

High winds and snow can pose a risk to you and your family's safety inside your home.
High winds and snow can pose a risk to you and your family's safety inside your home. Brady Bateman/paNOW Staff

Cold weather increases carbon monoxide risk

By Ronald Quaroni
January 10, 2019 - 12:54pm

Has your carbon monoxide detector been behaving erratically over the last couple of days?

You may have a blocked vent.

Drifting and blowing snow can potentially block your home's heating ventilation system which could cause a build-up of carbon monoxide in your home.

Staff at O.J. Pipelines meet at a worksite in an undated photo.
Staff at O.J. Pipelines meet at a worksite in an undated photo. submitted photo/Paul Stuckless

Pipeline crews raise $10K for daughter of fallen firefighter

By CKOM News Staff
December 19, 2018 - 4:50pm

When a bus carrying pipeline workers through Kerrobert, Sask. was struck by a semi in September, volunteer firefighters were there to help.

Now the pipeline workers are helping a Rosetown volunteer firefighter who lost her father in November.

Darrell James Morrison, 46, was struck by a passing semi while at the scene of a collision.
Darrell James Morrison, 46, was struck by a passing semi while at the scene of a collision. Facebook

Members of local fire detachments heading to Rosetown for volunteer firefighter's funeral

By Tyler Marr
November 27, 2018 - 10:00am

Members of the North Battleford and Battleford Fire Department will be in Rosetown today to attend the funeral for a volunteer firefighter who was killed in the line of duty.

This blue building next to the Meadow Lake Mechanical Pulp Mill, which supplies the facility with natural gas, burned to the ground on Aug. 17. It has since been replaced.
This blue building next to the Meadow Lake Mechanical Pulp Mill, which supplies the facility with natural gas, burned to the ground on Aug. 17. It has since been replaced. Kathy Gallant/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Natural gas service resumes near Meadow Lake mill: SaskEnergy

By Kathy Gallant
August 27, 2018 - 5:00pm

Things are back to normal a week and a half after fire destroyed a SaskEnergy building which supplied natural gas to Meadow Lake Mechanical Pulp Mill.

Most of the Tolko employees who helped George Nonay (centre) when he had a heart attack while delivering a load to the OSB mill on May 2, 2018.
Most of the Tolko employees who helped George Nonay (centre) when he had a heart attack while delivering a load to the OSB mill on May 2, 2018. submitted photo/Angie Benz

Truck driver revived by Tolko employees returns to work

By Kathy Gallant
August 23, 2018 - 12:00pm

George Nonay said he’s forever grateful to be ‘on the right side of the grass’ thanks to fast-acting responders at Meadow Lake Tolko OSB division site.

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