The weekend saw slick roads make a comeback in the southeast corner of the province, as a blanket of snow fell over the weekend, followed by bone chilling temperatures.

However, despite the adverse driving conditions, motorists seemed to travel wisely.

"Not too many accidents at all. None actually reported that required the Fire Department to attend," shared Fire Chief Dale Feser.

"We just ask the citizens of Estevan to adjust their driving speed until the City crews can get out and attend to the streets by spreading sand and salt. It's always better to be maybe five minutes late for work than being a half an hour or forty five minutes late as the result of an accident, or even worse if injuries were suffered."

Overall it's been a quiet few days for Estevan Fire Rescue, with Feser revealing that their only call was for a carbon monoxide alarm, not uncommon this time of year. He advised folks to check their venting so all gases can safely escape the home.

"We always enjoy the uneventful weekends," he concluded with a chuckle.

 

 

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