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Kelowna firefighter heads to Peru

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Posted by web-chief on Apr 5, 2012 @ 1:57PM

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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.




Source: AM 1150 News (click for full story)
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Montreal firefighters to lose jobs after pension protest
Posted by web-chief on Oct 2, 2014 @ 9:00AM

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MONTREAL, QC - Eight firefighters, including union head Ronald Martin, are expected to be let go after a violent protest at Montreal city hall in August...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Council asks province to amend act for two-hatters
Posted by web-chief on Oct 2, 2014 @ 8:48AM

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TECUMSEH, ON - Full-time firefighters should be able to keep working as volunteer firefighters in their spare time, according to the Essex County council...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Dwindling volunteer numbers worry Alberta fire chiefs
Posted by web-chief on Oct 2, 2014 @ 8:47AM

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EDMONTON, AB - A new, state-of-the-art fire hall has opened its doors in the Acheson industrial area. But there’s one key part missing...[ read more ]

Source: Global News (click for full story)
Montreal firefighters to plead not guilty: union
Posted by web-chief on Oct 2, 2014 @ 8:46AM

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MONTREAL, QC - Montreal firefighters who were charged after City Hall was vandalized in August will plead not guilty Thursday, their union says...[ read more ]

Source: Sun News (click for full story)
Beauharnois house fire leaves woman dead
Posted by web-chief on Oct 2, 2014 @ 8:46AM

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BEAUHARNOIS, QC - A woman was killed in an overnight a fire at a residential building in Beauharnois, southwest of Montreal...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Man missing after Montreal house fire
Posted by web-chief on Oct 2, 2014 @ 8:45AM

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MONTREAL, QC - A fire, possibly caused by an explosion, levelled one house in Terrebonne and did serious damage to neighbouring dwellings...[ read more ]

Source: The Montreal Gazette (click for full story)
CURRENT ISSUE: Proving the link
Posted by web-chief on Oct 2, 2014 @ 8:21AM

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NATIONAL - Have you ever wanted to climb to the top of a skyscraper and shout out your message, scream at the moon, or yell at the top of your lungs? Did you happen to see The Onion story about the cl...[ read more ]

Source: Firefighting in Canada (click for full story)
CURRENT ISSUE: Proving the link
Posted by web-chief on Oct 2, 2014 @ 12:00AM

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Have you ever wanted to climb to the top of a skyscraper and shout out your message, scream at the moon, or yell at the top of your lungs? Did you happen to see The Onion story about the climate-chang...[ read more ]

Source: Firefighting in Canada (click for full story)
Under Control
Posted by web-chief on Oct 1, 2014 @ 1:15PM

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PRINCE ALBERT, SK - When I was in Dawson City recently for the Association of Yukon Fire Chiefs conference, I was able to watch a group of officers and firefighters participate in live-fire burns...[ read more ]

Source: Firefighting in Canada (click for full story)
Edmonton Fire Rescue to seek funds for new stations
Posted by web-chief on Oct 1, 2014 @ 7:32AM

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EDMONTON, AB - The city’s fire rescue services will ask council during budget talks this fall for funds to build new stations in the northeast and southwest to deal with Edmonton’s increasing growth...[ read more ]

Source: The Edmonton Journal (click for full story)
Fire crews douse barn blaze
Posted by web-chief on Oct 1, 2014 @ 7:32AM

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BADEN, ON - Firefighters were kept busy Tuesday fighting flames at a barn west of Baden.

Crews were called to the barn, on Snyder’s Road, early in the afternoon...[ read more ]

Source: CTV News (click for full story)
Arson suspected in second auto body shop fire in a week
Posted by web-chief on Oct 1, 2014 @ 7:30AM

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TORONTO, ON - Toronto police are investigating the second fire to hit a Rexdale auto body shop in the last week...[ read more ]

Source: CP 24 News (click for full story)
Careless smoking sparked $1 million Oshawa blaze
Posted by web-chief on Oct 1, 2014 @ 7:30AM

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OSHAWA, ON - A fire that damaged four homes and caused about $1 million in damage was started by “careless use of smoking articles...[ read more ]

Source: InsideHalton.com (click for full story)
House fire claims Edmonton woman's life
Posted by web-chief on Oct 1, 2014 @ 7:29AM

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EDMONTON, AB - A woman was killed in a house fire early Wednesday morning in west Edmonton.

Fire crews were called around two a.m...[ read more ]

Source: Global News (click for full story)
Editor's blog
Posted by web-chief on Sep 30, 2014 @ 9:42AM

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TORONTO, ON - In my travels over the summer I took my red T-shirt that says “Elliot Lake Fire Department/Proud to know them,” and showed it to rooms full of fire officers at the end of my presentation...[ read more ]

Source: Firefighting in Canada (click for full story)
Off-duty firefighter rescued tenants from burning building
Posted by web-chief on Sep 30, 2014 @ 8:22AM

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MONTREAL, QC - Stéphane Ouellette had just finished an overnight shift with the Laval Fire Department last Sunday morning and was enjoying a coffee with his wife in Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie when he h...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Firefighters helped in search for missing toddler
Posted by web-chief on Sep 30, 2014 @ 8:21AM

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NORWICH, ON - Two-year-old Brooklyn Honderich loved to help her parents at their Jersey farm in Norwich, Ont...[ read more ]

Source: The Toronto Star (click for full story)
B.C. forest fire season results in near-record timber loss
Posted by web-chief on Sep 30, 2014 @ 8:20AM

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VICTORIA, BC - An overheated forest fire season in British Columbia resulted in a near-record loss of timber — the third highest total since 1950 when the government started keeping track...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
Arson suspected in Regina house fire
Posted by web-chief on Sep 30, 2014 @ 8:20AM

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REGINA, SK - Regina police are investigating a house fire that occurred on Monday afternoon...[ read more ]

Source: The Regina Leader-Post (click for full story)
Vineyard blaze destroys garage
Posted by web-chief on Sep 30, 2014 @ 8:19AM

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NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ON - A fire at the Lailey Vineyard on the Niagara River Parkway in Niagara-on-the-Lake Monday destroyed a garage, with limited damage to an adjoining cold storage building...[ read more ]

Source: The Niagara Advance (click for full story)
Fire burns down former Corner Gas building
Posted by web-chief on Sep 29, 2014 @ 1:30PM

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ROULEAU, SK - A building made famous by the hit television series Corner Gas about small-town Saskatchewan life burned to the ground on Sunday night...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
Propane tank explosion injures five people
Posted by web-chief on Sep 29, 2014 @ 8:50AM

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MONTREAL, QC - A propane tank explosion in a Montreal apartment building has left five people injured, including one critically...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
Five fire departments battle wind-fueled hay blaze
Posted by web-chief on Sep 29, 2014 @ 8:50AM

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PIUSVILLE, PE - Firefighters from five West Prince departments responded to a wind-fueled fire on a farm in Piusville Sunday afternoon...[ read more ]

Source: The Charlottetown Guardian (click for full story)
Overnight fire razes Windsor auto mechanic shop
Posted by web-chief on Sep 29, 2014 @ 8:30AM

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WINDSOR, ON - Windsor's fire department is investigating an overnight fire at a mechanic's shop in the central part of the city...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Fire causes extensive damage to Manitoba school
Posted by web-chief on Sep 29, 2014 @ 8:29AM

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WINNIPEG, MB - RCMP in The Pas are investigating a fire at a school that occurred early Sunday morning.

RCMP said they received the fire report about 2 a.m...[ read more ]

Source: The Winnipeg Free Press (click for full story)
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