Producers numb after fire destroys grain elevator

The skyline of Turtleford, Sask., was quickly changed on a windless night after fire destroyed one of the village’s two remaining wooden grain elevators Nov. 29. The 144,000 bushel storage was built in 1990 and sold in 2002 to Blair and Sherry McDonald, who farm near Turtleford. Blair McDonald said red flags went up for […] Read more


VIDEO: Turtleford grain elevator destroyed by fire

What was once the old Saskatchewan Wheat Pool elevator in Turtleford, Sask., burned to the ground last night. Turtleford RCMP closed Highway 26, which runs adjacent to the elevator, just before 11 p.m. and it is believed the fire started shortly after 10. Highway 26 was re-opened shortly after 5 a.m. though fire crews remained […] Read more