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Saint-Andre firefighters resign over truck dispute

All 21 firefighters in a rural community in western New Brunswick have resigned, citing unsafe working conditions after their municipality refused to replace an aging fire truck. >> Read full article

Fire rips through Winnipeg apartment

Dozens of firefighters doused an apartment blaze and helped people from the building in Winnipeg's North End Monday night. Fire crews used ladders to rescue tenants from the second and third storey of the building. >> Read full article

House fire spurs call for regional fire services

The head of Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador said a house fire in Piccadilly last week is just another example of the need for municipal co-operation to ensure fire coverage. >> Read full article

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Fire TV: Special one-year anniversary episode

Fire Fighting in Canada This Week Niche TV host Tamar Atik is joined by editor Laura King and assistant editor Maria Church to re-visit significant stories from the year. >> Learn More…

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DVD shares strategies for suburban fire fighting

In Suburban Fire Tactics from the Right Seat, Jim Silvernail has teamed up with Dave Casey and Chris Niebling to delve into the world of suburban fire tactics.

Looking at scenarios that range from houses to strip malls, the one-hour DVD, based on Silvernail’s book Suburban Fire Tactics, addresses tactics based on differing levels of staffing and available resources. Each scenario is followed by a roundtable discussion in which the authors discuss their personal experiences. >> Learn More


Three-alarm fire spreads to multiple homes

A three-alarm fire has forced residents near York University to evacuate their homes after a fire coming from the second floor of a house spread to multiple townhouses, Wednesday afternoon, Toronto police say. >> Read full article

Barn fire in Saskatchewan kills 5,000 pigs

A large and furious fire tore through two barns north of Regina over the weekend, leaving some 5,000 dead pigs in its wake. >> Read full article

Saskatoon expands fire cadet program

A fire cadet program in Saskatoon has expanded and is now giving 24 students from both of the city’s major school divisions an introduction to the firefighting family. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Fire Fighters’ Association of Ontario annual memorial service

June 25, 2016
Location: Gravenhurst, Ont. >> More Info

Maritime Fire Chiefs Association annual conference

July 10-13, 2016
Location: Sydney, NS >> More Info

Can-Am Police-Fire Games

July 16-24, 2016
Location: Thunder Bay, Ont. >> More Info

Fire Fighters’ Association of Ontario convention and trade show

July 25-Aug. 1, 2016
Location: Wainfleet, Ont. >> More Info