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September in fire history - the Blue Bird Cafe fire

On September 1, 1972 three young men who had been refused entry set a fire on the staircase...

Government declares Canadian National Firefighters Memorial Day

Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Ralph Goodale announced the Government of...

Can wildfire smoke damage lungs?

For weeks this summer residents of British Columbia, Alberta, Washington, Oregon, Idaho,...

Is BC doing enough to reduce wildfire risk to communities

After the catastrophic 2003 wildfire season former Manitoba premier Gary Filmon was hired by...

Brantford Fire Department demonstrates dorm room burn

Wilfred Laurier University and the Brantford Fire Department staged a dorm room burn on campus...

Historic lookout wrapped in fire-resistant material to save it from wildfire

When the Scorpion Fire put the Gold Butte Lookout in danger firefighters wrapped the historic...

Scientists develop explosion and fire resistant lithium ion batteries

Scientists have developed lithium-ion batteries that are explosion and fire resistant while...

Firefighters battle to save iconic Waterton Park hotel

Teams of firefighters from Taber, Coaldale, Lethbridge, Willow Creek, Calgary and Cardston...

Houston residents warned of risks from bacteria, alligators

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey Houston residents are being warned to take precautions...