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Fort Mac firefighters face potential health problems

Many Fort McMurray firefighters, unable to wear their usual air masks while battling a giant wildfire that attacked the northern Alberta city, are being screened for health problems because they spent several days breathing in hazardous smoke. >> Read full article

Union calls fire marshal's inspection into question

The Dawson City Firefighters Association is calling into question an inspection done by the Yukon Fire Marshal’s Office that found serious health and safety concerns with how the Dawson City Fire Department is run. >> Read full article

Firefighter injured while battling apartment fire

A firefighter has been released from hospital after suffering minor injuries while responding to an apartment fire in Leamington, Ont., that displaced 100 people. >> Read full article

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Voice of experience

Slave Lake Fire Chief Jamie Coutts took his experience from the 2011 fire that decimated 40 per cent of his community to Fort Mac on May 3. Coutts provides a first-hand account of his first 24 hours in the hot zone. >> Learn More…

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Volunteer department hopes to crowd fund new truck

The Florence Volunteer Fire Department in Nova Scotia is taking an unconventional approach to raise money for a new fire truck. The fire station has created a GoFundMe page in hopes of raising $350,000 to purchase a new pumper truck. >> Read full article

Winnipeg moves to increase rooming house inspections

A plan for mandatory, annual inspections of Winnipeg rooming houses should be ready for implementation by the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service and bylaw officers in the fall. >> Read full article

Fire TV: Crews contain Burns Bog fire

Fire Fighting in Canada This Week Niche TV host Tamar Atik reports on how a fire in Burns Bog, B.C., was contained, and the aftermath of the wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta.; and firefighter Cody Zebedee shares his experiences from the frontlines of the Fort Mac fire. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

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

Association of Yukon Fire Chiefs annual conference

Aug. 17-20
Location: Dawson City >> More Info

Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs FireCon

Sept. 8-10, 2016
Location: Thunder Bay, Ont. >> More Info