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Fire Chief calls for mandatory carbon monoxide alarms after recent incidents

Surrey's Fire Chief, Len Garis, has asked the provincial government to make carbon monoxide...

Some BC First Nations carry huge debts after wildfires

Many BC First Nations that stayed behind to try to stop wildfires from burning through their...

Manitoba signs deal with private company to operate its water bomber fleet

The Province of Manitoba has struck a deal with Babcock Canada Inc. to take over operation of...

Colorado fire department finds new way to help frequent callers

The Greeley, Colorado Fire Department is using a crew consisting of a paramedic, a crisis...

Manitoba Firefighters' Burn Fund donates $2M to stem cell research

The Manitoba Firefighters' Burn Fund, established in 1978 has donated $2,000,000 to the Health...

Referendum for fire hall borrowing is a new opportunity

Ernie Polsom, FireWise Consulting Associate said, before the municipal election on October 20,...

Mother's voice more likely than loud beeping to wake sleeping children

Research carried out at the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio has shown sleeping children...

Hellfire - the future under climate change?

John Vaillant, noted author, vividly describes what happened in Redding, California in this...

Historic steam fire engine returns to Halifax

The Lulan, a 141-year-old horse-drawn steamer used in the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion,...