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Calgary fire chiefs and police go toe-to-toe for charity

A well-known Calgary fundraiser was forced to change things up this year, so organizers got creative with their flagship event Sunday. The sixth annual Wellspring Calgary Stair Climbing Challenge held its Challenge the Chief competition inside a gym for the first time ever.

Saskatoon Fire Department to order closure of City Centre Inn and Suites

A hotel in Saskatoon’s north downtown is being ordered to close down all or a portion of its business. On Wednesday, the Saskatoon Fire Department said the City Centre Inn and Suites, formerly known as the Northwoods Inn and Suites, was being served with a notice to close because of unsafe and unsanitary living conditions.

View Royal chief frustrated by Thetis Lake accidents

Another critical injury at Thetis Lake in British Columbia has View Royal Fire Chief Paul Hurst calling for change – again. Around 5 p.m. Wednesday evening the fire department was called to the cliff area of Thetis Lake for reports of an unconscious young male individual found in the water.
MSA Safety

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Fire investigation

How best to assist a fire investigation

The reason we investigate fires is to prevent future ones: to save lives and preserve property. It is that simple. The evolving fire service is learning to place a greater value on fire prevention, but how can you prevent fires if you don’t know what causes them? By David Moseley. » Read more...
Chris Harrow

Leadership Forum: The meaning of a mentor

With the pandemic restrictions starting to ease, I’ve had the chance to have more conversations with a couple of new peers. One topic came up a few times was the idea of mentoring; how it works and what makes it work so well. By having these conversations with new ideas and new perspectives, I have gained a new respect and priority for mentoring and how valuable it is. By Chris Harrow. » Read more...

Crews from multiple departments battle blaze in Richmond Hill townhouse complex

Firefighters from multiple jurisdictions were on scene of a fire in a Richmond Hill, Ont., townhouse complex on Sunday. Richmond Hill Fire said a block of townhouses was damaged, including 16 townhomes. » Learn more

Overnight blaze forces road closures in Winnipeg

A large overnight house fire in Winnipeg’s North Point Douglas neighbourhood has forced road closures in the area. » Learn more

Woman dies in Brampton house fire

Peel Regional Police say a woman has died after a house fire in central Brampton, Ont., early Monday. » Learn more
Fire Fighting This Week

Education and the pandemic

Phil Bott, division chief for the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and the Fire and Emergency Services Training Institute (FESTI), talks about changes in education, feedback from students, the ongoing need for recruits and the growing importance of technology. » Listen now

IAFC Fire-Rescue International

August 19 - 21, 2020
Location: Virtual
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Canadian Firefighters Memorial

September 13, 2020
Location: Virtual
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CAFC Fire Rescue Canada

September 13 - 16, 2020
Location: Virtual
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