Reseachers at McMaster University have come up with a motion-activated, fire-proof sensor that can track firefighters and others working in environments where they are not easily seen. (Thanks to Chief Janine Caldbeck of the Thetis Island Fire Department for suggesting this story for FireWatch.)
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The former fire chief of Renfrew, Ontario has vowed to fight what he considers to be an illegal termination of his employment. Guy Longtin was terminated when his position was included in a mandatory retirement policy for firefighters.