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Firefighter in recovery after being pulled from a burning building

A Toronto firefighter who was rushed to hospital in critical condition on Tuesday suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Fire crews arrived on scene to find heavy smoke and flames coming out of a home, and after a mayday call, the unconscious firefighter was pulled from the burning building. >> Read full article

Cape Breton seeks assistance after 225 millimetres of rain

Flood damage in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality has prompted the mayor to seek disaster assistance, and Premier Stephen MacNeil says the region will likely qualify for federal disaster relief funding. On Thanksgiving Monday, firefighters responded to 280 calls including 14 rescues to remove people stranded in their homes or vehicles. >> Read full article

Arbitrator reinstates fired firefighter

An arbitrator has ordered the City of Prince George, B.C., to reinstate a firefighter who lost his job after being found guilty of knowingly possessing a stolen jet boat and trailer. >> Read full article

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Fire Fighting in Canada This Week

Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reports on MPs from all parties calling for a national PTSD strategy for first responders; editor Laura King reports from Prince Edward County, Ont., where a new fire and paramedic station has opened; and Toronto firefighter Ken Webb explains the importance of following specific procedures when dealing with burn injuries. >> Learn More…

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Windsor names new fire chief

Mayor Drew Dilkens has announced the appointment of a new fire chief, Steve Laforet. Laforet has been the deputy chief of operations for the past five years and has worked with Windsor Fire and Rescue for 26 years. >> Read full article

Body found at site of Regina house fire

Regina police say a person’s body has been found at the site of a large fire that happened last week. The home is being held as a potential crime scene. >> Read full article

Alberta motel blaze considered a crime scene

A body has been found in the debris of a motel that burned down in central Alberta. Three people were also taken to hospital in serious condition after the fire. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Firehouse Expo

Oct. 18-22, 2016
Location: Nashville >> More Info

Cariboo Regional District annual fire chiefs workshop and tradeshow

October 21-22, 2016
Location: Williams Lake, B.C. >> More Info

2016 Firefighter Career Expo

Oct. 22, 2016
Location: Mississauga, Ont. >> More Info

Southwestern Ontario Fire Trade Show

Oct. 26, 2016
Location: Leamington, Ont. >> More Info