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Smartphone glitch delays back-up response
Oct. 23, 2014, Kennebecasis Valley, N.B. - A smartphone glitch left Kennebecasis Valley firefighters, who were battling a major fire, waiting for back-up personnel for more than an hour, according to a new report. CBC News reports.
Swfit current barn blaze kills 1,200 chickens
Oct. 23, 2014, Swift Current, Sask. - An estimated 1,200 young chickens died and a barn was destroyed in a fire at the Swift Current Hutterite Colony on Tuesday night. The Regina Leader-Post reports.
Massive fire damages building supply company
Oct. 23, 2014, Flamborough, Ont. - Firefighters spent hours battling a large blaze at a building supply company in Flamborough Wednesday evening. The Hamilton Spectator reports.  | READ MORE
Nelson names new fire chief
Oct. 23, 2014, Nelson, B.C. - Nelson Fire and Rescue recently celebrated the centennial of their hall, and on Wednesday afternoon the city announced that they've hired a new fire chief. The Nelson Star reports.
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Early morning fire destroys Pefferlaw restaurant
Oct. 23, 2014, Pefferlaw, Ont. - A popular restaurant in Pefferlaw lies in ruins after a large fire tore through the building early Thursday morning. CTV News reports.
Show us your Mo!
It’s almost that time of year again when firefighters are asked to put down their razors and grow wonderful or wacky whiskers for The Great Canadian Fire Challenge! All money raised goes to the Movember Foundation, which funds men’s health programs and promotes awareness of prostate and testicular cancer and mental health.  | READ MORE
Saskatoon welcomes first female firefighter in five years
Oct. 22, 2014, Saskatoon - After weeks of extensive training, Dara Uzelman-Muench is prepared to put her life at risk to save yours. “I call it my homework. I have to work out pretty much every day to be strong enough to do this job,” said Uzelman-Muench, a firefighter with the Saskatoon Fire Department. Global News reports.
Blaze forces evacuation of community college
Oct. 22, 2014, Sydney, N.S. - Students had an unexpected afternoon off from classes at Nova Scotia Community College's Marconi Campus when a small fire in the C wing forced an evacuation on Tuesday afternoon. The Cape Breton Post reports.
Firefighters support breast-cancer awareness
Send us your pink pictures in support of breast-cancer awareness month, and check out our photo gallery here! Pictured: Brock Township Fire Department
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