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N.S. fire marshal says office needs to release information better

Nova Scotia’s fire marshal says his office must do a better job releasing information after he confirmed Thursday that heat from a wood stove ignited a fire that claimed the lives of four children in Pubnico Head last month.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic vehicle involved in collision

Two people were taken to hospital following a four-car crash involving a Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service vehicle Sunday afternoon.

Firefighter designs time-saving lock-box

A firefighter from Waterloo, Ont., has designed a safe lock box that he says would solve the problem of locked doors and long wait times for emergency personnel.
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Top 5 ways to ruin your career

Toronto Fire Chief Matt Pegg discusses the major missteps that will undoubtedly end a fire fighting career. » Read more..
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How 3 departments are working together to meet community needs

Writer Paul Dixon explores how three fire departments on Vancouver's North Shore are creating a safer community through a comprehensive mutual aid agreement. » Read more...
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Firefighters donate to couple that lost belongings in house fire

Toronto firefighters are donating $1,000 to the residents who were forced from their home after a two-alarm house fire earlier this month. » Read more

Highway pileup sends 29 to hospital

A pileup on the Coquihalla Highway has sent 29 people to hospital in conditions the Provincial Health Services Authority says range from stable to critical. » Read more

Fire officials probe fatal Vancouver fire

Firefighters are warning the public to check their smoke alarms as well as the ratings of their power bars and extension cords after a fire claimed a man’s life on Sunday. » Read more
Fire Fighting In Canada This Week 
FFIC This Week

How Canada’s flag-bearer for the Invictus Games overcame PTSD

In this episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, columnist Ed Brouwer has tips for today’s firefighters facing new challenges, a veteran and firefighter overcomes his PTSD with the help of training for the Invictus Games, and the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs met to discuss labour challenges, diversity and changes to provincial work legislation. » Watch Video

Firehouse World Exposition and Conference

March 4-8, 2018
Location: San Diego, Calif.
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Canadian Firefighters Curling Association Championships

March 29 - April 7, 2018
Location: Thunder Bay, Ont.
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