Fire department to receive new grain rescue gear

There are different ways a farmer can become entrapped in grain while working in a bin. To remove entrapped producers, the Melville fire department will soon be using two new pieces of equipment, courtesy of G3 Canada Limited and the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association.

Ten Saskatchewan fire departments — including Melville’s — are to receive new equipment important to conducting rescue operations involving grain bins, elevators or trucks. The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and G3 Canada Limited worked together to make this happen, according to a CASA news release. Sponsors such as G3…