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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.
Attempted murder charge laid in connection with Sarnia fire
Oct. 22, 2014, Sarnia, Ont. - An occupant of a Sarnia home is in London hospital in critical condition, a Sarnia fire official says, and a 38-year-old Sarnia man faces attempted murder and arson charges after a fire ripped through the residence in the city's south end Tuesday morning. The Sarnia Observer reports.
Former firefighter killed by suspected terrorist
Oct. 22, 2014, Ottawa - Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, 53, had been a member of the Canadian military for 28 years when he died Monday after being hit by a car driven by a suspected homegrown terrorist. The Toronto Star reports.
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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
Former fire official pleads guilty to sex-related offences
Oct. 21, 2014, Kingston, Ont. - A former senior member of Kingston Fire and Rescue was convicted Monday in Kingston's Superior Court on multiple counts of voyeurism and child pornography and one charge of exposing himself to a child. The Kingston Whig-Standard reports.
Public inquiry into L'Isle-Verte fire to start in November
Oct. 21, 2014, Riviere-du-Loup, Que. - The public inquiry into the deadly fire at a L’Isle-Verte seniors’ residence will begin on Nov. 17, the Quebec coroner’s office announced Monday. The Montreal Gazette reports.
Man dies in Saint-Louis-de-Kent house fire
Oct. 21, 2014, Saint-Louis-de-Kent, N.B. - A 78-year-old man died in a Sunday morning house fire in the southeastern community of Saint-Louis-de-Kent. CBC News 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: Richmond firefighters
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