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New Brunswick union rings alarm over firefighter shortage

After a fire destroyed a large shed in Miramichi early last Wednesday, the local firefighters union again complained of a firefighter shortage in the city.

Gatineau man faces arson charges following apartment fire

A man is expected to face multiple charges, including arson, after more than 20 residents were displaced by a fire at an apartment complex Monday night.

Fire tears through Manitoba hotel

Fire crews were on scene for hours overnight on Monday after a fire tore through a hotel in Thompson, Man.
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Modern chiefs have increased responsibilities

The modern world is complicated, and as Bill Boyes writes, this means fire chiefs are tasked with more challenges and responsibilities than ever before. » Read more..
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Firefighters are facing new challenges

As the fire service evolves, firefighters in Canada are facing more challenges. Training expert Ed Brouwer explains these new roles and responsibilities in his latest column. » Read more...

Train structural firefighters to respond to aviation incidents

General Aviation Response for Structural Firefighters DVD Series gives structural firefighters the information they need know at general aviation incidents. The series is intended to help train non-airport emergency responders. The DVD package includes information on airplane anatomy, aircraft hazards, airport operations, communication, and practical information on pre-incident planning and response. >> Learn more

Arson suspected in lobster pound fire

RCMP are investigating a fire that destroyed a lobster pound in St. Bernard, N.S. » Read more

Landlords plead guilty to fire code violations

The landlords of a north Toronto rooming house where a woman died in a fire last November have pleaded to fire code violations at three properties in the city. » Read more

Fire destroys former Nova Scotia fire hall

A New Year's Day fire at a bridal shop in Brookfield, N.S., has gutted the building that once served as the community's fire hall. » Read more

OAFC Hicks Morley Labour Relations Seminar

January 17-18, 2018
Location: Toronto
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IAFC Wildland Urban Interface Conference

February 27 - March 1, 2018
Location: Reno, Nev.
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