Fire Extinguished at Cervus Equipment John Deere Rosthern
CALGARY, Alberta (July 22, 2018)
– At approximately 10:00 a.m. today, a fire started at the Cervus Equipment John Deere dealership in Rosthern, Saskatchewan. No one was injured and the fire was extinguished at approximately 3:00 p.m.
The local fire department was notified by nearby residents who noticed the flames. “My sincere appreciation goes out to everyone who reported and responded to this incident,” says Graham Drake, President and CEO, Cervus Equipment.
The fire resulted in significant damage to the dealership and in order to ensure area safety, the Cervus Equipment John Deere Rosthern dealership will be closed until further notice.
Cervus Equipment understands the impact this unfortunate event may have on community members, customers and employees. To meet customer commitments and maintain service levels, Cervus Equipment’s team in Rosthern will be developing a plan including support from Cervus dealerships in Saskatoon and Prince Albert.
“Our top priority is safety and right now we’re focused on ensuring the area is safe,” says Mr. Drake.
Cervus Equipment is cooperating with emergency responders and local authorities as they conduct an investigation.
About Cervus Equipment
Cervus acquires and operates authorized agricultural, transportation and materials handling equipment dealerships. The Company has interests in 62 dealerships in Canada, New Zealand, and Australia, employing more than 1,500 people. The primary equipment brands represented by Cervus include John Deere agricultural equipment; Peterbilt transportation equipment; and Clark, JLG, Sellick and Doosan material handling equipment. The common shares of Cervus are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade under the symbol "CERV".
For more information contact:
Health and Safety Manager, Cervus Equipment
Email: [email protected]