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Body of Toronto firefighter pulled from Sturgeon Lake

Provincial police say the body of 48-year-old Toronto firefighter Earl Strong was recovered from Sturgeon Lake on Sunday afternoon.

Alberta expands cancer coverage for firefighters

Alberta firefighters who are diagnosed with ovarian and cervical cancer will now receive workers’ compensation benefits and supports.

Ontario fire departments support Wounded Warriors Canada

Wounded Warriors Canada wrapped up its "Slip on your RED" epaulette campaign for the fire service with a cheque presentation at the OAFC office in Ajax, Ont., on Jan. 12.
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Making a mayday call, pt. 3

Canadian Firefighter columnist Mark van der Feyst continues his discussion on mayday calls. In the January issue, he explains how endangered firefighters can determine their location. » Learn more

New approaches to patient care

Extrication expert Chad Roberts discusses new research and changes to how firefighters provide patient care. » Learn more
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Alberta firefighters help train emergency service workers

Volunteer firefighters from the Grande Cache Fire Department are travelling to Columbia and Belize to share their expertise with emergency services personnel. » Read more...

Patient breaks through ice during rescue effort

Firefighters and police officers took turns keeping a patient who was suffering from hypothermia warm after he fell through the ice during a rescue effort. » Read more...

Port Coquitlam firefighters battle rail yard blaze

Homes and businesses near a Canadian Pacific Railway yard in Port Coquitlam, B.C., were evacuated after a truck and a train car collided, sparking a large fire Monday night. » Read more...

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February 10, 2018
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