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Join Fire Fighting in Canada for Wildfire Week 2018

From April 2-6, Fire Fighting in Canada will be hosting Wildfire Week sponsored by Waterax. During Wildfire Week, Fire Fighting in Canada will publish specialized wildfire content written by fire service professionals and wildfire experts to address innovative suppression strategies, training, and more.

Dryden looks to recruit new volunteers after stalemate with firefighters

Volunteer firefighters in Dryden, Ont., say they are in a stalemate situation after city councillors voted down a proposal to hold a public discussion on what to do with the community's fire service. CBC News reports.

Calgary upholds 7-minute response time targets

Calgary city council has decided to uphold the city's seven-minute response time target for fire service across the city. Council was looking at a proposal Tuesday to vary that target to 10 minutes for future new communities because the city can't afford to put a fully-staffed fire station in every new area that might be approved for development. CBC News reports.
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Wildfire Week

Prevent. Find. Suppress. This week, it’s all about wildfires.

Every day during the week of April 2, Fire Fighting in Canada will be releasing special content on the topic of wildfire firefighting in Canada. Mark your calendars for a week long feature of practical, relevant and unique content.
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From the editor: lessons in learning

Training and preparation play a tremendous role in firefighters’ lives. These two activities foster an environment of mandated lifelong learning in the fire service. Canadian Firefighter’s annual Training Day, which has traditionally been held in September, has an exciting new partnership with the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC). » Learn more

Extrication tips: electric vehicles aren’t all that different

In the April edition of Canadian Firefighter, Extrication tips columnist Chad Roberts explains what firefighters should be aware of when encountering electric vehicles on the scene. » Learn more

Canadian Firefighters Curling Association Championships

March 29 - April 7, 2018
Location: Thunder Bay, Ont.
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