Not a Firehall.com Member? Click here to learn more about Firehall.com's great services. It's FREE!
Member Login
Login Name

Password

Text Size: [+] [+]

Patch Exchange random patch from the Firehall.com Patch Exchange

Site Stats

36,457 registered members

Forum

27,383 total threads
220,434 total posts

Upcoming Events

Aug 27, 2016
Scott FireFit Challenge - Ontario
Sep 10, 2016
CVFSA AGM and educational lecture
Firefighter Training Day
Scott FireFit Challenge - Alberta
Sep 11, 2016
Firefighter Career Expo
CFFF memorial service
Sep 14, 2016
Scott FireFit Canadian Nationals
OAFC Occupational Health & Safety Training Workshop
Sep 15, 2016
OAFC FireCon
Sep 17, 2016
IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial

Click here to Add an event

Elderly Manitoba man dies trying to fight grass fire

[ Back ]

Posted by web-chief on Apr 27, 2012 @ 2:07PM

Snippet:

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MB - RCMP say a 78-year-old Manitoba man has been killed while trying to fight a grass fire on his property.

RCMP Cpl. Miles Hiebert says the fire broke out Thursday in a rural area southeast of Portage la Prairie and spread to a shed on the man's property.

The man attempted to control the blaze as fire crews were dispatched to the scene.




Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)

For older posts and news visit our News Page
 
Firehall.com
Copyright 2011-2016 Annex Business Media. All rights reserved.