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Alberta First Nation opens new fire hall

A new fire hall has been completed in Frog Lake First Nation, a Cree community about 200 kilometres east of Edmonton. With an increased capacity of nearly 7,000 square feet, the fire hall will support fire protection services and storage of equipment. The department will now have the ability to provide shorter emergency response times to the community and surrounding area.

Parry Sound 33 fire officially 'under control'

An Ontario forest fire that began more than a month ago and forced cottage-goers to abandon their summer homes is finally under control. The Parry Sound 33 fire is still active, but it was officially classified as “under control”.

Saskatchewan may send additional fire crews to B.C.

Saskatchewan is considering sending more fire crews to British Columbia to help battle the wildfires. The executive director of the Ministry of Environment’s wildfire management branch is determining whether or not they have some more overhead staff.
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Trainer's Corner: Benefits of 4-H Demonstrations and Illustrated talks

Chief instructor Ed Brouwer recently judged his local 4-H Demonstrations and Illustrated talks and said he was again reminded of how effective these methods of presenting information can be. Hear from Ed in our latest issue of Fire Fighting in Canada on how to incorporate these training sessions in your own department. » Read more..

Leadership Forum: Burden or opportunity?

Emails have become a daily grind for many fire chiefs and leaders. Hear from Fire Chief Chris Harrow on how he manages corresponding through email in the latest issue of Fire Fighting in Canada. » Read more...

Ottawa firefighters rescue man from tipped sailboat

Ottawa firefighters had to rescue a man from the water near the Kanata Sailing Club on Wednesday afternoon after his sailboat tipped. » Learn more

Winnipeg apartment fire leaves dozens homeless

Large flames lit up the sky in Winnipeg as fire tore through an apartment complex early Sunday morning, leaving dozens of people homeless. » Learn more

Weekend blaze damages B.C. school on Horny Island

The B.C. school district responsible for the community school on Hornby Island says it's working to determine a plan for the start of the school year after a fire burned at least one third of the school early Sunday. Firefighters from Hornby Island Fire Rescue and Denman Island Fire Rescue battled the blaze for 12 hours at the Hornby Island Community School. » Learn more

OAFC Fire Con 2018

September 6-8, 2018
Location: Thunder Bay, Ont.
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CAFC Fire-Rescue Canada

September 16-19
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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