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CP Rail to train Tecumseh fire on hazardous containment
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2014 @ 3:09PM

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TECUMSEH, ON - Tecumseh firefighters will soon be better prepared to deal with potential railway hazards...[ read more ]

Source: CTV News (click for full story)
Remote Frenchfort cottage destroyed by fire
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2014 @ 3:02PM

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FRENCHFORT, PE - A fire early this morning destroyed a cottage in Frenchfort.

No one was in the cottage at the time...[ read more ]

Source: The Guardian (click for full story)
No injuries in Selkirk seniors' home fire
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2014 @ 12:51PM

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SELKIRK, MB - Residents had an early wake up call Tuesday morning at the Knights Centre Senior Apartments in Selkirk, Manitoba...[ read more ]

Source: CTV News (click for full story)
Warwick fire chief charged with fraud
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2014 @ 12:48PM

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WARWICK, QC - Bernard Beaudet, fire chief of the small city of Warwick, faces a series of fraud-related charges after being arrested by UPAC, Quebec's anti-corruption squad...[ read more ]

Source: CTV News (click for full story)
Grease fire sends Guelph woman to hospital
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2014 @ 8:32AM

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GUELPH, ON - A grease fire in a north-end apartment has sent a woman to hospital with minor burns.

On Monday at around 8:20 a.m...[ read more ]

Source: The Guelph Mercury (click for full story)
Fire strikes St. John's law office
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2014 @ 8:31AM

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ST. JOHN'S, NL - Firefighters turned out in force in downtown St. John's early Tuesday morning after flames burst out of a law office on Duckworth Street, just west of the courthouse...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Regina's fire chief to hang up his helmet
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2014 @ 8:31AM

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REGINA, SK - After 46 years in the firefighting business, Rick Mc-Cullough is looking forward to retirement and improving his golf game...[ read more ]

Source: The Regina Leader-Post (click for full story)
No charges laid in second deadly sawmill blast
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2014 @ 8:30AM

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VICTORIA, BC - Massive changes are needed at WorkSafeBC to restore public confidence in the worker protection agency's investigations after two deadly sawmill blasts have failed to result in charges, ...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
Bathroom blaze damages Mount Pearl strip mall
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2014 @ 8:30AM

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MOUNT PEARL, NL - A fire that started in the back corner of a Mount Pearl strip mall forced employees and customers at several businesses to wait outside while firefighters responded...[ read more ]

Source: The Gulf News (click for full story)
Waterloo may build fifth fire station
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2014 @ 8:29AM

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WATERLOO, ON - Waterloo Fire Rescue is investigating the need for a fifth firehall to serve the city's southwest — but old station No...[ read more ]

Source: The Kitchener-Waterloo Record (click for full story)
Four homes near Lillooet evacuated due to wildfire
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2014 @ 8:28AM

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BRIDGE RIVER, BC - B.C...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Blaze forces evacuation of Amherst apartment building
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2014 @ 8:27AM

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AMHERST, NS - More than two dozen people were forced out of their home Monday night after a fire burned in their four-storey apartment building in Amherst, N.S...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Possible lightning strike sparks Ottawa house fire
Posted by web-chief on Apr 14, 2014 @ 3:23PM

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OTTAWA, ON - A family of 4 is displaced after a possible lightning strike sparked a fire at their west Ottawa home...[ read more ]

Source: CTV News (click for full story)
Southern Ontario, Quebec brace for flooding
Posted by web-chief on Apr 14, 2014 @ 8:53AM

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BELLEVILLE, ON - Teams of volunteers in southern Ontario and Quebec were preparing for flooding with walls of sandbags on Sunday as they awaited heavy rain expected to hit parts of both provinces ove...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
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Firefighters union launches petition to stop truck removals
Posted by web-chief on Apr 14, 2014 @ 8:52AM

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TORONTO, ON - The Toronto Professional Fire Fighters Association (TPFFA) has launched a petition to protest the city’s planned removal of four pumper trucks from fire stations in Scarborough, Bloor W...[ read more ]

Source: InsideToronto.com (click for full story)
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Arson suspected in fire at Delta elementary school
Posted by web-chief on Apr 14, 2014 @ 8:52AM

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DELTA, BC - Investigators believe arson may be to blame for an overnight fire at a Delta elementary school.

Smoke and flames were first reported around 2:30 a.m...[ read more ]

Source: Global News (click for full story)
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Overnight fire destroys cooking oil recycling plant
Posted by web-chief on Apr 14, 2014 @ 8:51AM

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WOODSTOCK, ON - Flames tore through a cooking oil recycling plant just outside Woodstock early Sunday morning, reducing the building to a pile of charred rubble...[ read more ]

Source: CTV News (click for full story)
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Weekend house fire claims Calgary woman's life
Posted by web-chief on Apr 14, 2014 @ 8:50AM

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CALGARY, AB - A woman is dead following a house fire in the city’s southwest, her spouse suffering serious burns after trying desperately to rescue her from their burning home...[ read more ]

Source: The Calgary Herald (click for full story)
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Belleville water levels high but stable amid fears of flooding
Posted by web-chief on Apr 14, 2014 @ 8:50AM

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BELLEVILLE, ON - Water flows in the Moira River east of Toronto reached the same levels as major flooding in 2008 but stabilized on Sunday as residents in Belleville frantically threw down sandbags an...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
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Injured hikers rescued from escarpment in Grimsby
Posted by web-chief on Apr 14, 2014 @ 8:48AM

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GRIMSBY, ON - Two Niagara teenagers are being treated for serious injuries after they fell down a sheer cliff while hiking on the escarpment in Grimsby...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
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Massive Penhold fire not suspicious, say investigators
Posted by MrFirefighter on Apr 14, 2014 @ 8:47AM

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PENHOLD, AB - Investigators have determined the massive blaze in the central Alberta town of Penhold was not suspicious...[ read more ]

Source: CBC - Calgary (click for full story)
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Winnipeg house fire sends man to hospital
Posted by web-chief on Apr 11, 2014 @ 1:18PM

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WINNIPEG, MB - One man was taken to hospital after an early morning house fire in the Earl Grey neighbourhood Friday.

Around 4:00 a.m...[ read more ]

Source: CTV News (click for full story)
Fire destroys Brantford barn
Posted by web-chief on Apr 11, 2014 @ 1:17PM

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BRANTFORD, ON - Fire crews from St. George and Paris were called out to an early-morning blaze north of Brantford...[ read more ]

Source: CTV News (click for full story)
Fire crews battling Aurora church blaze
Posted by web-chief on Apr 11, 2014 @ 11:47AM

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AURORA, ON - Crews are battling a fire at the Aurora United Church this afternoon.

York Regional Police confirm the call came in just before 10:30 a.m. today...[ read more ]

Source: CTV News (click for full story)
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Posted by web-chief on Apr 11, 2014 @ 10:15AM

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REDWOOD MEADOWS, AB - Our jobs are filled with emotions: some good, some bad and yesterday, for me, there were a spectrum of feelings after hearing of the death of former finance minister Jim Flaherty...[ read more ]

Source: Fire Fighting in Canada (click for full story)
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