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Kelowna firefighter heads to Peru

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KELOWNA, BC - A member of the Kelowna Fire Department has shipped off to Peru to put firefighters in that country through intense training.

Glenn Paley, who is also with Firefighters Without Boarders, says he plans to show them not only new fire fighting techniques, but teach them about brotherhood.




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Firefighters participate in one-day strike
Posted by web-chief on Nov 26, 2014 @ 8:51AM

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MONTREAL, QC - Montreal firefighters are blocking entry to the Port of Montreal this morning, part of a one-day strike across Quebec by unionized municipal workers who oppose Bill 3 — the province's p...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
City officials upset over firefighters' benefits
Posted by web-chief on Nov 26, 2014 @ 8:50AM

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MISSISSAUGA, ON - City officials say Mississauga firefighters are receiving better benefits than other municipal employees and the City is blaming it on the arbitration process...[ read more ]

Source: The Mississauga News (click for full story)
Townhouse owners charged in deadly blaze
Posted by web-chief on Nov 26, 2014 @ 8:49AM

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BRAMPTON, ON - The owners of a Brampton, Ont., townhouse complex are facing charges related to a deadly fire that claimed a 10-year-old boy's life in June...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Winnipeg house fire spreads to second home
Posted by web-chief on Nov 26, 2014 @ 8:48AM

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WINNIPEG, MB - Fire destroyed a home in Winnipeg's St. Norbert area Wednesday morning and a second house is still burning.

The call came in just before 5 a.m...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Blaze forces evacuation of Halifax apartment
Posted by web-chief on Nov 26, 2014 @ 8:47AM

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HALIFAX, NS - Tenants of a Halifax apartment building were forced to evacuate after a living room fire Tuesday morning...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Suspicious fire damages abandoned resort
Posted by web-chief on Nov 26, 2014 @ 8:47AM

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MONT-TREMBLANT, QC - A fire at the abandoned Gray Rocks resort in Mont-Tremblant will be investigated, according to Tremblant police...[ read more ]

Source: The Montreal Gazette (click for full story)
Quebec fire chief testifies at coroner's inquest
Posted by web-chief on Nov 25, 2014 @ 3:19PM

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RIVIERE-DU-LOUP, QC - The fire chief in the Quebec town of L'Isle-Verte is defending his decisions and his team's work in fighting a blaze at a seniors' home last January that killed 32 people...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
Arbitrator upholds dismissal over tweets
Posted by web-chief on Nov 25, 2014 @ 8:55AM

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TORONTO, ON - Be careful about what you tweet and mindful of postings that may harm your employer’s reputation, a lawyer says following an arbitrator’s decision to uphold the dismissal of a Toronto f...[ read more ]

Source: The Toronto Sun (click for full story)
Seniors' home fire injures three people
Posted by web-chief on Nov 25, 2014 @ 8:53AM

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MONTREAL, QC - A 70-year-old woman living in a Ste-Thérèse seniors’ home suffered serious burns and was transported to hospital in critical condition on Monday afternoon after a small fire broke out i...[ read more ]

Source: The Montreal Gazette (click for full story)
Former chief facing more sex-related charges
Posted by web-chief on Nov 25, 2014 @ 8:51AM

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SARNIA, ON - The former head of Sarnia’s fire department is now facing more than 60 sex-related charges after Sarnia police say they’ve charged him with nine more offences...[ read more ]

Source: CTV News (click for full story)
Major blaze damages Canada Bread plant
Posted by web-chief on Nov 25, 2014 @ 8:51AM

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GLANBROOK, ON - Hamilton firefighters put out a major fire at the Canada Bread plant in Glanbrook Monday evening.

Crews were called in before 6 p.m...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Osoyoos residents vote for new fire hall
Posted by web-chief on Nov 25, 2014 @ 8:49AM

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OSOYOOS, BC - It’s a controversial idea: spending $6.6 million dollars to build a new fire hall in Osoyoos...[ read more ]

Source: Global News (click for full story)
Ontario honours fallen firefighters
Posted by web-chief on Nov 24, 2014 @ 8:14AM

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TORONTO, ON - Ontario’s premier paid honour Sunday to eight firefighters and a police officer who lost their lives...[ read more ]

Source: CTV News (click for full story)
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Firefighters protest suspensions and firings
Posted by web-chief on Nov 24, 2014 @ 8:13AM

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MONTREAL, QC - Making as much noise as possible, hundreds of firefighters gathered outside the Montreal Fire Department on Mount Royal on Friday...[ read more ]

Source: Global News (click for full story)
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High-rise fire causes $365,000 in damage
Posted by web-chief on Nov 24, 2014 @ 8:12AM

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WINDSOR, ON - Damage is estimated at $365,000 a fire at a high-rise apartment building in Windsor last Friday...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
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Edmonton looks to add more fire inspectors
Posted by web-chief on Nov 24, 2014 @ 8:12AM

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EDMONTON, AB - Edmonton’s fire inspectors are struggling to keep up with the demand for their work and relief might not be coming in the city’s budget...[ read more ]

Source: Metro News (click for full story)
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Family escapes early morning house fire
Posted by web-chief on Nov 24, 2014 @ 8:11AM

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BURLINGTON, ON - Damage has been set at $350,000 in an early morning residential fire in the south-central part of the city.

Firefighters were called to a home at 5207 Verhoeven Rd...[ read more ]

Source: The Hamilton Sepctator (click for full story)
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Mattress fire displaces group home residents
Posted by web-chief on Nov 24, 2014 @ 8:10AM

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OTTAWA, ON - Several residents at a rural youth group home were forced from their lodgings late Sunday afternoon by a mattress fire in the building’s basement...[ read more ]

Source: The Ottawa Citizen (click for full story)
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