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Terry Harrison makes court appearance in criminal negligence trial

After a brief initial court appearance on Jan. 24, Terry Harrison is scheduled to return to the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton on Feb. 14. Harrison, owner of Herschel Rescue Training Systems, is charged with criminal negligence causing death in connection with a deadly swift, cold-water rescue training exercise in 2015.

Chief coroner strikes probe into First Nation fire deaths

Ontario's chief coroner Dirk Huyer says he is striking a committee to learn why 58 people have died in house fires in Indigenous communities in the province over the course of a decade.

Fire captain killed on head-on collision

Firefighters across British Columbia are paying tribute to a Cranbrook fire captain killed in a car crash in the Interior on Saturday.
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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 for Fire Fighting in Canada. » Read more..
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Great firefighters are constantly improving

Every department is full of good firefighters, but how can members stand out above the rest? Chief Gord Schreiner explains what makes a great firefighter. » Read more...

Updated building guide helps firefighters stay safe on the scene

Stay focused on firefighter safety with the newest edition of Knowing Your Buildings: A Firefighter’s Reference Guide, an illustrated guide to building construction terms and concepts. This book is a valuable companion for students, as well as a handy reference for practicing fire service professionals. It includes an expanded introductory section with chapters on understanding building features, risk management, planning and preparation, and hazardous building features and conditions. >> Order Now!

Sarnia firefighters to begin carrying naloxone

Sarnia firefighters will be using naloxone nasal spray for emergency treatment of painkiller overdoses, indicates a report to city councillors. » Read more

RCMP say Elephant Hill wildfire was human-caused

RCMP say they're looking for help in finding the source of a human-caused wildfire that burned nearly 2,000 square kilometres of forest, brush and buildings in British Columbia last year. » Read more

Man charged in connection with Nova Scotia fire

A 24-year-old man was arraigned in Bridgewater provincial court Thursday in connection with a fire that gutted five businesses in the town's downtown area last October. » Read more

Firefighter Career Expo

February 10, 2018
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IAFC Wildland Urban Interface Conference

February 27 - March 1, 2018
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Firehouse World Exposition and Conference

March 4-8, 2018
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