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October 10, 2019

Montreal firefighter taken to hospital after three-alarm fire

A firefighter has been taken to hospital after a three-alarm fire forced eight apartments to be evacuated Sunday evening.

P.E.I. fire department moves into new emergency services building

P.E.I.’s Cross Roads Fire Department has moved into a new $6.9 million emergency services facility in Stratford, P.E.I. The department is now set up and responding to emergencies out of the new location.

Calgary launches online emergency preparedness tool for kids

Calgary kids have a new online tool to help them understand emergencies that may happen in their city. The Ready Squad was developed by the Calgary Emergency Management Agency to take a fun spin on teaching and training children aged seven to 12 about emergency skills and preventative actions.
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Feature: Keeping at-the-ready

Fire fighting takes a toll on the body. Sean Waldie and Micheal Okumura discuss how ELDOA exercises use decompression to help you maintain an optimal range of motion. » Learn more

Recipe rescue: Super seafood

Canada is home to some of the freshest seafood in the world. Patrick Mathieu has all your tips and tricks for picking the perfect dish for your palate. » Learn more

B.C. crews battle garbage truck blaze

Kamloops Fire Rescue in B.C. made short work of a garbage truck fire Tuesday evening. Platoon Capt. Darryl Cooper says crews were called to the City of Kamloops Public Works and Utilities Yard early Tuesday evening. » Read more

Fire destroys former New Brunswick lumber mill

The former Miramichi Lumber Products mill in Miramichi, N.B., was destroyed by a fire overnight Monday. » Read more

Vancouver Island apartment fire leaves one person dead

One person has died and at least one other is in hospital after a fire in an eight-unit apartment building in Merville, B.C., Tuesday morning. » Read more

SPFA 19 North America

October 13 - October 18, 2019
Location: Phoenix, Ariz.
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EMS World Expo

October 14 - October 18, 2019
Location: New Orleans, LA.
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FSWO Professional Development Symposium 2019

October 18 - October 20, 2019
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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