Fire Fighting in Canada

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Firefighters from St. Clements, Wellesley, Baden, New Dundee, Linwood and New Hamburg, Ont., responded to a barn fire Monday, March 1 at about 2:25 p.m. Wellesley arrived on scene first and pulled a four-inch line from the road approximately 700 feet up the lane. Crews pulled numerous lines including a portable hydrant around the barn to cool the silos and to work on saving the attached milking barn. Water was shuttled by four tankers and New Dundee pumper from a hydrant in Wellesley and a river south of the incident. Crews were on scene all night. A backhoe was called in to pull apart the remaining hay and wood that was on fire. Photo by Theresa Brown. To see more photos click here
 

March 2, 2010
By Carey Fredericks