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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.




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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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Thorold names new fire chief
Posted by web-chief on Nov 21, 2014 @ 8:55AM

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THOROLD, ON - Thorold has a new fire chief.

Michael Seth will join the city’s fire and emergency services as chief starting Dec. 8. He is replacing retiring chief Chris Halliday...[ read more ]

Source: The Thorold Edition (click for full story)
Officials investigating pet-food store blaze
Posted by web-chief on Nov 21, 2014 @ 8:54AM

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TORONTO, ON - The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate a fire that broke out at the Petview store at Queen and John streets...[ read more ]

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Kitchen fire displaces eight people
Posted by web-chief on Nov 21, 2014 @ 8:53AM

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OTTAWA, ON - Up to eight adults have been displaced from their rooming house Thursday after unattended food cooking on a stove caught fire...[ read more ]

Source: The Ottawa Citizen (click for full story)
Apartment fire sends three people to hospital
Posted by web-chief on Nov 21, 2014 @ 8:52AM

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WINDSOR, ON - Three people were taken to hospital following a fire at a downtown apartment Friday morning.

Fire crews responded to the apartment unit at 810 Ouellette Ave. around 3 a.m...[ read more ]

Source: The Windsor Star (click for full story)
Blaze destroys building in downtown Goderich
Posted by web-chief on Nov 21, 2014 @ 8:51AM

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GODERICH, ON - Firefighters from Goderich and Clinton battled a blaze in a building on Goderich's North Street early Thursday.

Crews were called to the scene around 2 a.m...[ read more ]

Source: CTV News (click for full story)
Woman missing after three-alarm fire
Posted by web-chief on Nov 21, 2014 @ 8:50AM

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TORONTO, ON - An 81-year-old woman is missing after a three-alarm fire reduced a Riverdale house to a smoking ruin early Friday.

The blaze broke out at 282 Withrow Ave...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Contractor says seniors' home not up to code
Posted by web-chief on Nov 20, 2014 @ 9:00AM

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RIVIERE-DU-LOUP, QC - The contractor who built the seniors' residence that burned last January, killing 32 people, says it did not comply with building-code standards in place at the time of the blaze...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
Blaze destroys Ottawa home
Posted by web-chief on Nov 20, 2014 @ 9:00AM

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OTTAWA, ON - Fire crews battled a two-alarm fire at a single-family home in the village of Richmond in southwest Ottawa Wednesday morning...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Contractor says seniors' home not up to code
Posted by web-chief on Nov 20, 2014 @ 8:59AM

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RIVIERE-DU-LOUP, QC - The contractor who built the seniors' residence that burned last January, killing 32 people, says it did not comply with building-code standards in place at the time of the blaze...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
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Early morning fire injures Laval woman
Posted by web-chief on Nov 20, 2014 @ 8:59AM

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LAVAL, QC - An 87-year-old Laval woman is in hospital with second-degree burns to 50 per cent of her body after a fire broke out in her apartment unit early Thursday morning...[ read more ]

Source: The Montreal Gazette (click for full story)
Fire chief renews concerns over railway crossings
Posted by web-chief on Nov 20, 2014 @ 8:58AM

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SASKATOON, SK - Saskatoon's fire department is once again calling for better strategies after one of its trucks racing to put out a house fire had to sit and wait at a railway crossing while a freight...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
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Chief renews concern over railway crossings
Posted by web-chief on Nov 20, 2014 @ 8:58AM

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SASKATOON, SK - Saskatoon's fire department is once again calling for better strategies after one of its trucks racing to put out a house fire had to sit and wait at a railway crossing while a freight...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
Blaze destroys Ottawa home
Posted by web-chief on Nov 20, 2014 @ 8:57AM

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OTTAWA, ON - Fire crews battled a two-alarm fire at a single-family home on Colonel Murray Street in the village of Richmond in southwest Ottawa Wednesday morning...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
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