Fire Fighting in Canada

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Chief wants CBRM to start collecting its own fire data

November 1, 2021 
By CBC News

Nov. 1, 2021, Sydney, N.S. – In the last six months, there have been at least four fire-related deaths in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality.  Two more people were injured when fires broke out, and a family of seven lost their home.

Michael Seth is the municipality’s director of fire and emergency services. He’s witnessed more fatal fires since arriving on the island two years ago, than throughout his entire firefighting career spanning roughly 27 years. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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