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Inquest into firefighter deaths begins

TORONTO - Relatives of two Ontario men who lost their lives during firefighter training exercises five years apart wiped their eyes as a coroner's...

Study suggests firefighters still suffering

EDMONTON - A new study suggests that those who battled the massive wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta., continue to suffer both physically and mentally...

Someone has to stand up!

I have lost count at how many articles I have written on the proposed and current cutbacks in the fire services. These stories have...

Local firefighters and more meet Wynne Yesterday

After all the hullabaloo that we have been reporting and continue to report about the local firefighters, there was a detachment that came to...

Lives of firefighters will be shortened: union

Many Fort McMurray firefighters, unable to wear their usual air masks while battling a giant wildfire that attacked the northern Alberta city, are being...
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News from overnight

SPECIAL MEETING FOR LOCAL2251 MEMBERS Local 2251 representing workers at Essar Algoma Steel will update its membership on the CCAA process regarding the pending sale...
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Fort McMurray wildfire hasn’t grown, crews hopeful

EDMONTON - A massive wildfire that destroyed parts of Fort McMurray hasn't grown in size in the forest around the city and officials are...
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Fort McMurray firefighters lose their own homes

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - When several firefighters learned their own homes had burned to the ground in Fort McMurray, they didn't drop their hoses...
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Crews scramble as Fort McMurray fire grows

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Crews fighting to save Fort McMurray from rampaging flames water bombed the city Thursday to try to keep away a...
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A look at firefighters who turn into firebugs

Sometimes it's for the thrill, sometimes it's so they can be a hero. There are several cases of firefighters who start fires, a phenomenon officially...