Based on the group, lower than 5 per cent of Canada’s firefighters are girls and people statistics stay constant throughout Metro Vancouver. Click here to read more.
Residents in rural areas outside of Merritt have been notified by their local government that their fire protection service will be suspended for an undetermined amount of time. Click here to read more.
B.C.'s fire commissioner says a new community dashboard set to be rolled out in select cities this year will help communities better understand risk amid a spike in fire deaths during the pandemic. Click here to read more.
Canada: I Don’t Want To Set The World On Fire: UN Report On The Threat Of Extraordinary Landscape Fires
The report is a call for all to learn to live with fire and take steps to better manage and mitigate the risk of wildfires to human health and safety, the economy, wildlife, and climate.
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While it is true that fire safety has improved with the installation of devices such as smoke detectors and alarms, the impact of a fire is now potentially far more serious than it has ever been.
The loss of lives, property and heritage and the damage to health and society are among the scourges that are caused by fire, and it is lower and middle income countries that are paying the price.
Firefighters have a 9 percent higher risk of being diagnosed with cancer and a 14 percent higher risk of dying from the disease than the general adult U.S. population.
Being prepared is simply that, a state of preparedness with the prerequisite resources and personnel.
In the United States, the fire service has evolved over hundreds of years and seen great change.
Ford has issued three recalls of more than 350,000 vehicles in North America, including nearly 3,000 in Canada and 39,000 in the U.S. due to a risk the engines could catch fire.
Health Canada is recalling more than 256,000 packages of cigarettes over “increased fire hazard” concerns.
School admits it failed to perform routine inspections, will pay more than $100K in fines, bursaries
Several city council members held a hearing on Wednesday to discuss fire safety and what can be done to prevent another tragedy like the Twin Parks fire that killed 17 people.
Company will debut Vector, the first North American-style fully electric fire truck at the Indianapolis show.
Devastating residential blazes and wildfires take a terrible toll in terms of deaths and injuries, as well as property loss.
The proposals would have hindered gas stations and truck stops from adding more EV chargers.
Local first responders are reminding residents about the consequences of flying drones during fires.