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Corner Brook lays off firefighters after pay raise

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Posted by web-chief on Feb 15, 2012 @ 1:17PM

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CORNER BROOK, NL - Corner Brook laid off four fire department employees immediately after the city signed a four-year agreement to increase the firefighters' pay.




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Fire forces evacuation of senior's complex
Posted by web-chief on Mar 31, 2015 @ 8:26AM

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NEW WATERFORD, NS - Twenty-seven seniors living in the 30-unit complex had to be evacuated following a fire early Tuesday morning.

No injuries were reported...[ read more ]

Source: The Cape Breton Post (click for full story)
Memorial service draws attention to PTSD
Posted by web-chief on Mar 31, 2015 @ 8:25AM

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SURREY, BC - A memorial service for Kevin Hegarty, the Surrey, B.C. firefighter who took his own life on March 1 after a battle with post-traumatic stress disorder, was held on Monday...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Blaze damages Winnipeg apartment
Posted by web-chief on Mar 31, 2015 @ 8:23AM

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WINNIPEG, MB - An early morning fire on the ground floor of a three-storey building chased residents into the cold at about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday...[ read more ]

Source: Global News (click for full story)
Fire destroys Bathurst farming co-op
Posted by web-chief on Mar 31, 2015 @ 8:22AM

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BATHURST, NB - A farming co-op and makeshift market in Bathurst was destroyed by fire on Friday night.

The building on Munro Street attracted a large crowd as it burned...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Alberta to reduce funding for wildfires
Posted by web-chief on Mar 30, 2015 @ 2:55PM

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EDMONTON, AB - The Alberta government plans to reduce funding for preventing and fighting wildfires this year to save money.

Alberta Environment's budget calls for $6...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
Hearing resumes for fatal propane explosion
Posted by web-chief on Mar 30, 2015 @ 2:54PM

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TORONTO, ON - A sentencing hearing for Sunrise Propane, the Ontario company convicted in a deadly explosion at a Toronto propane plant, has resumed today after a 10-month adjournment...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
Three dead in Siksika Nation house fire
Posted by web-chief on Mar 30, 2015 @ 8:09AM

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SIKSIKA NATION, AB - Three people were found dead in a fire in a First Nation community east of Calgary...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
Firefighters rescue couple from escarpment
Posted by web-chief on Mar 30, 2015 @ 8:08AM

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HAMILTON, ON - Hamilton firefighters used ropes and harnesses to rescue a couple stuck down an escarpment embankment near the Devil's Punchbowl Sunday afternoon...[ read more ]

Source: The Hamilton Spectator (click for full story)
Townhouse fire kills 10 year old boy
Posted by web-chief on Mar 30, 2015 @ 8:05AM

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SCARBOROUGH, ON -

A 10-year-old boy died, and three of his siblings and his mother are in hospital after a two-alarm townhouse fire in Scarborough on Saturday morning...[ read more ]

Source: The Toronto Star (click for full story)
Man suffers burns in Windsor blaze
Posted by web-chief on Mar 30, 2015 @ 8:04AM

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WINDSOR, ON - One person was rushed to hospital with burns after a house fire in south Windsor Sunday night.

It broke out on Spago Crescent around 6:30 p.m...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Body found in home gutted by fire
Posted by web-chief on Mar 30, 2015 @ 8:03AM

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AJAX, ON - A manís body was discovered at a house in Ajax after firefighters knocked down a blaze that had fully engulfed the home early Sunday morning...[ read more ]

Source: The Toronto Star (click for full story)
Motorists endangered firefighters, home
Posted by web-chief on Mar 27, 2015 @ 8:36AM

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FREDERICTON, NB - The Fredericton Fire Department says impatient motorists endangered the lives of firefighters and jeopardized a couple's home in Lincoln earlier this week...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Fire plan makes no sense: union
Posted by web-chief on Mar 27, 2015 @ 8:35AM

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CORNWALL, ON - A consultant's report that could shape Cornwall's fire department for the next 15 years is flawed and "doesn't make sense", according to firefighter representatives...[ read more ]

Source: The Cornwall Standard-Freeholder (click for full story)
Winnipeg crews battle multiple blazes
Posted by web-chief on Mar 27, 2015 @ 8:34AM

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WINNIPEG, MB - Two children escaped a fire by leaping out of the window of a burning Young Street apartment on Friday morning...[ read more ]

Source: Global News (click for full story)
Barn fire kills 1,500 hogs
Posted by web-chief on Mar 27, 2015 @ 8:33AM

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BRANDON, MB - About 1,500 hogs are dead after a fire razed a barn near Kola Tuesday night...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Fatal Hamilton fire deemed homicide
Posted by web-chief on Mar 27, 2015 @ 8:29AM

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HAMILTON, ON - The fire that claimed the life of a 26-year-old Hamilton woman has been ruled a homicide, and now the man she lived with is facing second degree murder charges, police announced Thursda...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
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