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Crews respond to explosion at Saskatchewan canola plant
Oct. 24, 2014, Yorkton, Sask. - Police and fire crews are at a southeastern Saskatchewan canola-crushing plant where witnesses say an explosion occurred.
Fire department looks to expand traffic light control project
Oct. 24, 2014, Edmonton - A project to test a system that co-ordinates traffic lights with fire trucks was so successful the department wants to expand it. The Edmonton Journal reports.
St. Catharines appoints new fire chief
Oct. 24, 2014, St. Catharines, Ont. - St. Catharines has a new fire chief following the recent death of Mark Mehlenbacher. City council officially appointed Dave Wood as the city’s new fire chief at a special council meeting Wednesday evening. The St. Catharines Standard reports.
Condo blaze forces residents from homes
Oct. 24, 2014, Edmonton - Residents of a west end neighbourhood were forced out of their homes early Friday morning after a fire broke out in a condo building. Global News reports.
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House fire near Owen Sound claims woman's life
Oct. 24, 2014, Georgian Bluffs, Ont. - An elderly woman is dead after a house fire in the community of Georgian Bluffs on the outskirts of Owen Sound.
Union takes to Twitter to highlight staffing woes
Oct. 24, 2014, Miramichi, N.B. - The union representing Miramichi’s professional firefighters is taking to Twitter to raise concerns about staffing problems at the city’s two fire halls. CBC News reports.
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.
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
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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