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May in fire history - Slave Lake wildfire

The Slave Lake wildfire, which destroyed roughly one-third of the Town of Slave Lake, Alberta,...

Tokyo F.D.'s new test room imitates extreme heat, cold

The Tokyo Fire Department recently unveiled its new testing room where extreme climate...

Winnipeg bylaw will expand fire safety inspections, introduce fees

A proposed fire prevention bylaw in Winnipeg would include mandatory fire safety inspection...

Saint John lacks centralized emergency plan

Saint John's industrial area is home to Canada's largest oil refinery, a LNG terminal, natural...

Firefighters suffer ongoing health problems after Fort McMurray fire

A University of Alberta study that surveyed 355 firefighters involved in battling the Fort...

Software blamed for Oakland F.D. inspection lapses

Staff at Oakland's Fire Prevention Bureau, whose job it is to annually inspect all commercial...

Ontario bill in memory of two firefighters closer to becoming law

A bill, the Rea and Walter Act, which would make it mandatory for all lightweight constructed...

Scientists accelerate work on plan to map wildfire probability

Since early 2016 a group of scientists from the Canadian Forest Service and colleagues from...

Exposure to high heat may increase firefighter heart attack risk

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Edinburgh found firefighters exposed to...

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