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End of school trend sparks warning from firefighters

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Posted by MrFirefighter on Apr 23, 2012 @ 7:17AM

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FREDERICTON, NB - Firefighters in Fredericton are warning students that a popular prank could have dangerous consequences.

Fire crews were called to two couch fires on Graham Avenue Friday night.

Captain David McKinley of the fire department said there have been seven couch fires so far this year.




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Firefighters jump into waterway to rescue man
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Discarded cigarette sparked Fort McMurray fire
Posted by web-chief on Apr 17, 2015 @ 8:11AM

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FORT MCMURRAY, AB - A fire that destroyed four homes and damaged at least four others in a Fort McMurray neighbourhood earlier this week was started with a casually discarded cigarette, say fire inves...[ read more ]

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Tractor-trailer fire snarls traffic
Posted by web-chief on Apr 17, 2015 @ 8:10AM

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OTTAWA, ON - Rush hour traffic from the west end was hampered Friday morning as Ottawa firefighters responded to calls for a tractor trailer on fire.

The accident at about 8 a.m...[ read more ]

Source: The Ottawa Citizen (click for full story)
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Welland firefighters push for training facility
Posted by web-chief on Apr 16, 2015 @ 8:13AM

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WELLAND, ON - Welland firefighters have never had a proper training facility to hone their skills...[ read more ]

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Fire crews douse sawmill blaze
Posted by web-chief on Apr 16, 2015 @ 8:12AM

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VANCOUVER, BC - Firefighters in Port Moody were able to quickly extinguish a fire at a sawmill in Port Moody Wednesday morning...[ read more ]

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Manitoba crews battle grass fires
Posted by web-chief on Apr 16, 2015 @ 8:11AM

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WINNIPEG, MB - Fire departments responded to multiple fires and Manitoba Hydro worked to restore power to about 3,500 Winnipeg customers as emergency crews battled wind-related problems in southern Ma...[ read more ]

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No deal reached in fire service mediation
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2015 @ 8:32AM

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WINDSOR, NS - Ten months after the Windsor Fire Department and Municipality of West Hants agreed to sit down with an outside mediator to try and settle a contract dispute, there's still no new deal fo...[ read more ]

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Woman found dead at scene of prch fire
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2015 @ 8:30AM

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NORTH YORK, ON -

A woman was pronounced dead Wednesday morning at the scene of a small fire in North York.

Emergency crews were called to a home on Tealham Dr...[ read more ]

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Early morning fire sends children to hospital
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2015 @ 8:30AM

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MONTREAL, QC - Two children were hospitalized after a residential fire in Laval early Wednesday morning...[ read more ]

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Ottawa firefighters battle high-rise blaze
Posted by web-chief on Apr 15, 2015 @ 8:29AM

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OTTAWA, ON - Fire alarm tests at a Richmond Road highrise on Tuesday turned into the real thing just past noon...[ read more ]

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