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Couple found dead in Jasper remembered as hardworking volunteer firefighters

Matthew Kozak and Zabrina Ferrier were exactly the type of people you’d want serving on a fire department. “They always came with a smile on their face. They came to everything and did things other people didn’t have time to do,” Flagstaff County Fire Chief Kim Cannady said.

Manitoba government to build new live fire training building in Brandon

People training to become firefighters in Manitoba will get a new facility for practice putting out fires in a controlled environment, the provincial government announced Friday.

Fire captain pleads guilty to sexually assaulting firefighter

A captain in the Gananoque, Ont., fire department has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a volunteer firefighter under his command.
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Between Alarms: Embracing a new norm

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The indispensable halligan

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Winnipeg home catches fire twice in 48 hours

Winnipeg fire crews extinguished two fires at the same West End house in less than two days. » Read more

Hamilton crews battle industrial blaze

Firefighters are extinguishing a multiple-alarm structure fire in the Parkview West area in Hamilton, Ont., on Wednesday morning. » Read more

Ottawa restaurant set on fire after grand opening

A late-night arson was caught on video overnight on Sunday outside a newly-opened Ottawa restaurant, which had celebrated its grand opening just hours before. » Read more

IAFC Fire-Rescue Med

October 19, 2020
Location: Virtual
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Aerial Firefighting Virtual Symposium

October 22, 2020
Location: Virtual
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FSWO 2020 Virtual Training Symposium

November 1 – 13, 2020
Location: Virtual
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