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Funeral to be held for Ontario firefighter

Fire chiefs within the local mutual aid area are reaching out to the Loyalist Fire department in Ontario that lost a firefighter to fatal injuries sustained at an apartment fire on the weekend. >> Read full article

Quebec firefighter dies battling forest fire

A forest firefighter based in Roberval, Que., died while fighting a blaze in the Chibougamau region Sunday afternoon. Régis Tremblay, 61, was at the scene of a blaze when he collapsed. >> Read full article

Stubborn fire damages British Columbia sawmill

Port Moody firefighters, assisted by Coquitlam firefighters and Vancouver Fire and Rescue Service’s fireboat, spent more than five hours Monday battling a fire at the Flavelle Cedar Mill. >> Read full article

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Fire TV: Fort McMurray firefighters screened for health issues

Fire Fighting in Canada This Week Niche TV host Tamar Atik hears from Fort McMurray Fire Department Captain Nick Waddington about firefighters being screened for health problems; a Yukon Fire Marshal’s Office inspection is in question following conflicting reports; and editor Laura King reports from the Maritime Fire Chiefs Association annual conference in Nova Scotia. >> Learn More…

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Crew member injured while battling apartment fire

A member of Six Nations Fire Department in Ontario was injured while responding to a car fire that had spread to a nearby home early yesterday morning. >> Read full article

Off-duty firefighter helps douse fire at a row house

An off-duty firefighter, Michael Kaine, helped evacuate residents from a row home that caught fire in Ottawa last week. >> Read full article

City of Guelph, union headed to arbitration

The City of Guelph in Ontario is headed to arbitration with the Guelph Professional Firefighters Association after both parities failed to reach a new collective agreement since discussion began in February 2015. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Association of Yukon Fire Chiefs annual conference

August 17-20, 2016
Location: Dawson City, Yukon >> More Info

IAFC Fire-Rescue International

Aug. 17-20, 2016
Location: San Antonio, Texas >> More Info

Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs FireCon

Sept. 8-10, 2016
Location: Thunder Bay, Ont. >> More Info

Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation memorial service

Sept. 11, 2016
Location: Ottawa >> More Info