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June in fire history - Air Canada Flight 797

On June 2, 1983 Air Canada Flight 797 travelling from Dallas/Fort Worth to Montreal developed...

Forecasters predict hot dry conditions in western Canada this summer

The Canadian Wildland Fire Information System is predicting hot, dry weather across a large...

Tom Cartwright named Ontario fire chief of the year

Tom Cartwright of Port Colborne, Ontario has been named Ontario Fire Chief of the Year. Since...

Review of BC's 2017 wildfires calls for overhaul of disaster response practices

The results of an independent review of British Columbia's response to 2017's wildfires and...

Cities struggle to establish battery safety standards

Cities are struggling to establish safety standards for lithium-ion batteries even as their...

Ontario fire chief fights forced retirement

The former fire chief of Renfrew, Ontario has vowed to fight what he considers to be an...

May in fire history - the Slave Lake wildfire

From May 14 to 16, 2011 a huge wildfire pushed by 100 km per hour winds burned through the...

2017 BC wildfires triggered monster thunderstorm

On August 12, 2017 the heat from four wildfires in British Columbia triggered monstrous...

FD Instructors' Conference gets first look at virtual reality training

Attendees at this year's Fire Department Instructors' Conference in Indianopolis will get...