The Saskatoon Fire Department is finding different ways to help people beat the heat this summer.

It's not usually a good thing when you see fire trucks and hoses. But on Tuesday, firefighters hosed down a slip and slide, much to the delight of kids in Optimist Park.

Saskatoon Morning's Peter Mills found countless kids and a even few adults who couldn't resist the summer fun.

Listen here: Saskatoon kids slip and slide