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Firefighters from abroad to join Fort McMurray fire fight

Fire crews from Alaska and South Africa will be joining the fight this week against a massive wildfire burning near Fort McMurray. >> Read full article

Firefighter injured in roof collapse

Two tenants are facing $350 tickets, or potential court dates with the possibility of higher fines, after admitting to damaging smoke detectors following a fire in Mount Forest, Ont., on Sunday that injured a firefighter. >> Read full article

Firefighters help colleagues deal with stress of wildfires

A critical-incident stress management team from Medicine Hat, Alta., travelled to Fort McMurray to assist crews with the mental effects of fighting on the front lines of the wildfire. >> Read full article

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Fire TV: National preparedness level rises due to growing wildfires

Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik reports on the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre raising the national preparedness level, and two Ontario firefighters countersuing their union over alleged misappropriation claims.

PLUS: Fire Chief Denis Pilon shares tips to develop effective succession plans in unionized departments. >> Learn More…


Ontario community declares state of emergency

A state of emergency was declared as a precaution due to forest fires late Monday in Greenstone, about 260 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay. >> Read full article

Esri Canada app shows live data on wildfires

Esri Canada, a geographic-information systems company, released a web app that shows live data on the wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alta., as well as related geotagged social media content, traffic and weather information. >> Read full article

Globe calls for applications to win turnout gear

Time is running out for fire departments to submit their applications to win four sets of Globe turnout gear. Eligible departments are asked to submit their applications by June 1. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

New Brunswick Association of Fire Chiefs conference

May 27-29, 2016
Location: Bathurst, N.B. >> More Info

Alberta Fire Chiefs Association annual conference and trade show

May 29-June 1, 2016
Location: Calgary >> More Info

MAFC annual conference and trade show

June 2-4, 2016
Location: June 2-4 >> More Info

FDIC Atlantic conference

June 3-5, 2016
Location: Wolfville, N.S. >> More Info