Crane climbing becomes dangerous trend after Toronto rescue

June 12, 2017, Toronto – Toronto-area police are warning the public about the dangers of climbing construction cranes, noting that the practice has become adangerous trend. Police in York Region say they’ve charged four different groups of youth and young adults who they’ve found climbing cranes at construction sites over the past two months. The […]

Kaleden fire chief retires after nearly 50 years

June 12, 2017, Penticton, B.C. – After almost a half century of service to her community, Darlene Bailey is stepping down as chief of the Kaleden Volunteer Fire Department in British Columbia. As chief, Bailey worked to establish effective operational procedures, creating pre-fire response plans and a robust records management system. Bailey worked for 27 […]

Chief reacts to Fort McMurray report

June 12, 2017, Fort McMurray, Alta. – On Thursday a pair of government reports describe a chaotic, disorganized emergency response in Fort McMurray, Alta., during the devastating wildfire last spring. “Obviously, in reflection, we can all agree [the response] wasn’t soon enough,” said Jody Butz, chief of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo’s municipal fire […]

New firefighting recruit is also Australian boxing champion – New firefighting recruit is also Australian boxing for Emergency Services Troy Grant said: “These men and women are joining one of the most professional, skilled and advanced firefighting services in the world”. FRNSW Commissioner Paul Baxter welcomed the first recruits sworn in since he … Powered by WPeMatico

Fallen firefighter ‘was passionate about firefighting’ – Eyewitness News

Eyewitness News Fallen firefighter ‘was passionate about firefighting‘Eyewitness NewsCAPE TOWN – The family of a volunteer firefighter who died while battling a wildfire that is currently ravaging parts of the Southern Cape says he was passionate about firefighting. Twenty-four-year-old Bradley Richards succumbed to his injuries in …#KnysnaFire – Outlook optimistic as weather improvesIndependent OnlineDeath Toll […]

NSRI renders assistance as firefighting efforts continue in Knysna – Eyewitness News

Eyewitness News NSRI renders assistance as firefighting efforts continue in KnysnaEyewitness NewsThe NSRI’s Criag Lambinon says, “Everybody that’s involved… from members of the public to NSRI and all the emergency service… everybody is doing the same thing; it’s firefighting, relief, evacuation of families and medically treating the patients.”.#KnysnaFire – Outlook optimistic as weather improvesIndependent OnlineDeath […]

Medford Fire-Rescue teaches kids about firefighting – KTVL

KTVL Medford Fire-Rescue teaches kids about firefightingKTVLMedford, Ore.- Medford Fire-Rescue invited the community to explore their new fire station and learn the ins and outs of firefighting today during the Fire Station 4 Open House event. The open house consisted of various stations with activities that … Powered by WPeMatico