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Investigators complete probe of fatal weekend fire

The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal says it has completed its investigation into a fatal house fire in which three people lost their lives early on Saturday morning. >> Read full article

Five-alarm blaze damages townhouse units

A five-alarm in Montreal's Saint-Laurent borough damaged four townhouses Monday afternoon. >> Read full article

Crews to asses how to attack growing wildfire

Nova Scotia is assessing whether to send ground crews back to tackle a 140-hectare fire that is still considered out of control in Annapolis County. >> Read full article

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Fire TV: Petition launched to reinstate chief

Fire Fighting in Canada This Week Niche TV host Tamar Atik reports on a petition to reinstate a New Brunswick chief, Fire Chief Paul Boissonneault talks about an Ontario barn fire that wiped out the living quarters of 32 migrant workers, and instructor Ed Brouwer explains the importance of knowing when to call a mayday. >> Learn More…

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Arson charge laid in Bathurst blaze

A Bathurst man has been charged with arson in connection with a fire last fall that destroyed four buildings in the city's downtown core, causing more than $1 million in damage. >> Read full article

Vandals destroy communication tower equipment

Wildfire officials say vandals near Creston, B.C., have destroyed crucial radio equipment used to keep firefighters safe. >> Read full article

Firefighters credit naloxone for saving lives

Four times over the B.C. Day long weekend, firefighters in Vancouver administered a life-saving drug to someone suffering from an opioid overdose. It’s something that wouldn’t have been able to take place one year ago. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Association of Yukon Fire Chiefs annual conference

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

Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs FireCon

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

Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association AGM and educational seminar

Sept. 10, 2016
Location: Ottawa >> More Info

Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation memorial service

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