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Young women test out their firefighting skills – CTV News

MetroNews Canada Young women test out their firefighting skillsCTV NewsA group of young women in Ottawa got the rare opportunity to test their limits and their firefighting skills. For eight years, a group of about 24 young women, ages 15 to 19, have taken part in Camp FFIT (Female Firefighters in Training). The one week […]

Ottawa initiative fights firefighting stereotypes with firefighting training – MetroNews Canada

MetroNews Canada Ottawa initiative fights firefighting stereotypes with firefighting trainingMetroNews CanadaCamp FFIT participant Dayna Bekkers, a Grade 12 student from Russell, Ontario, climbs the aerial ladder on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. By: Alex Abdelwahab Metro Published on Thu Aug 24 2017 12:33:00 … Powered by WPeMatico

Meet the Terrey Hills teenager who spends her spare time tackling fires – dailytelegraph.com.au

dailytelegraph.com.au Meet the Terrey Hills teenager who spends her spare time tackling firesdailytelegraph.com.auThe next day I had two hazard reduction jobs. You have to say no sometimes — you can’t do every one. Firefighting runs in the family. My dad Mark has been part of the Rural Fire Service for 20 years and my brother […]

Campers Learn Real-Life Firefighting Skills – ithaca.com

ithaca.com Campers Learn Real-Life Firefighting Skillsithaca.comThe Manlius Fire Department has run a week-long women’s camp to introduce them to firefighting and EMS work, so the Dept. 24 Youth Camp organizers looked to their schedule for ideas and structure. There was no shortage of possible things to do. CF&R’s … Powered by WPeMatico

Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan Assesses Khosrov Forest Firefighting Mission, Damages – Armenian Weekly

Armenian Weekly Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan Assesses Khosrov Forest Firefighting Mission, DamagesArmenian Weekly“We have already gotten support from international organizations in terms of natural rehabilitation, the reinforcement of our firefighting measures, and the strengthening of our technical equipment, not only for the Khosrov Forest State Reserve, but to …and more » Powered by WPeMatico

LETTER: ‘Two hats are better than none’ in terms of firefighting – HamiltonNews

HamiltonNews LETTER: ‘Two hats are better than none’ in terms of firefightingHamiltonNewsI see the signs are up, Hamilton is looking for more volunteer firefighters. Sadly, there is a pool of dozens and dozens of fully qualified, eager recruits for these positions, ready, willing and able that will never get hired. I’m talking about the … […]

Hundreds of firefighters battling largest wildfire ever recorded in BC – CBC.ca

CBC.ca Hundreds of firefighters battling largest wildfire ever recorded in BCCBC.caHundreds of firefighters and dozens of aircraft are working to contain the largest wildfire ever recorded in British Columbia’s history. Nineteen wildfires have merged in the province’s Interior, creating a single blaze that’s estimated to be more than …Harrison Lake boaters impeding firefighting effortsVancouver Sun2017 […]

Harrison Lake boaters impeding firefighting efforts – Vancouver Sun

Harrison Lake boaters impeding firefighting effortsVancouver SunHarrison Lake boaters impeding firefighting efforts. Patrick Johnston More from Patrick Johnston. Published on: August 20, 2017 | Last Updated: August 20, 2017 2:43 PM PDT. The Slollicum Creek fire is burning on the eastern edge of Harrison Lake, near …and more » Powered by WPeMatico