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Emergency crews help four people off unstable ice

Police in southeastern Ontario are reminding people to be cautious on thin unstable ice after emergency crews helped four people off of a lake on Sunday. Metro News reports.

Kootenay volunteers to receive pay

Effective immediately, hundreds of volunteer firefighters in parts of B.C. are going to begin receiving payment for training and call responses.

Retired firefighter details harassment allegations

A retired district chief with the London Fire Department remembers contacting the Ontario Human Rights commission after he said a female colleague was reduced to tears for addressing workplace concerns.
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Between Alarms: April 2018

Arjuna George shares his opinion on how reading, writing and the pursuit of knowledge can pave the way to becoming a great leader. » Learn more

Front Seat: Valuable lessons for young firefighters

Jason Clark says firefighters are forever learners and what you do on the job is noticed and picked up by the newest team members. The lessons and experience you can leave behind are always valued. » Learn more
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Fire rips through Ottawa strip mall

Businesses at an Ottawa strip mall are taking stock of damages and trying to determine when they'll be able to reopen after a weekend fire. CBC News reports. » Read more

Crews put out blaze at Vancouver brewery

Firefighters put out a small fire in the ceiling of a Vancouver brewery Saturday night. CTV News reports. » Read more

Three alarm fire guts Toronto home

Toronto Fire is investigating a three-alarm blaze that gutted one home and partially destroyed another in Leslieville during the morning hours on Tuesday. CBC News reports. » Read more

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