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Cornwall fire hall contamination a concern for union

The Cornwall, Ont., firefighters’ union is pleased with the transparency dealing with underground contamination creeping toward the east end fire station and hopes it continues.

First responders run for the Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation

First responders throughout the Peace Country, which spans across Northern Alberta and British Columbia, made their mark for fallen comrades earlier this month, as they participated in a fundraiser for the Canadian Fallen Firefighters Association.

Off-duty Welland firefighter comes to aid of injured cyclist

An off-duty Welland, Ont., firefighter got more than he bargained for when took his vehicle to get serviced Monday morning. It was about 8 a.m. when he saw a cyclist involved in a collision on Niagara Street across from the lot from the Mike Knapp Ford dealership and ran to the scene to offer aid.
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Extrication Tips: Exposing the weaknesses, Part 2

We left off last article with multiple different options on defeating some of the more difficult scenarios we often face in relation to cutter placement, areas of greater strength and removing doors with handheld tools. This article will focus more specifically on new car technology, their ultra-high strength steels (UHSS) and how we can truly maximize some of our tool potential. By Chad Roberts. » Learn more
Arjuna George

Between Alarms: Embracing a new norm

The fire service is a creature of habit, forged by deep history, and is known to resist change at all cost. Now, we are witnessing an evolution of the service, as it is forced to evolve at unprecedented speeds right around the world. As the fire service navigates through the COVID-19 pandemic, we find ourselves operating in unchartered dynamic environments and what many are now calling the “new norm”. By Arjuna George. » Learn more

Fire crews battle fire near Weyburn

Weyburn, Sask., firefighters were on the scene of a field fire about 6 km west of Weyburn, just north of Highway 13, with extremely strong winds blowing late Tuesday afternoon. » Read more

Fire engulfs barn at Woodstock fairgrounds

Emergency crews in Woodstock, Ont., were on the scene of a fire at the town’s fair grounds Tuesday evening. Described as “large” by both police and fire services, reports said a barn had caught fire and was fully engulfed. » Read more

Hazmat team brought in after ‘white powder’ found at Canada Post in Saint John

Hazmat crews were called Monday to the main Canada Post office in Saint John where the discovery of a mysterious white powder forced the office to close for several hours. » Read more

Canadian Firefighter Memorial

September 13, 2020
Location: Virtual
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CAFC Fire Rescue Canada

September 13 - 16, 2020
Location: Virtual
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EMS World Expo

September 14 - 18, 2020
Location: Virtual
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