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  • Toronto Firefighter Burned Battling Three-Alarmer

    Posted: June 27th, 2012

    The firefighter sustained first- and second-degree burns to his hands, wait and stomach and was transported to Sunnybrook Hospital with what officials said were non-life-threatening injuries.

  • Canadian Firefighter Dies in Fire Truck Crash

    Posted: December 27th, 2011

    A Nipissing Township volunteer firefighter died Tuesday morning following a fire truck crash near Powassan in Ontario, Canada, according to The North Bay NuggetThe unidentified firefighter was responding to a fire call at approximately 9:30 a.m. when the apparatus veered off of Highway 534 and into a ditch.Firefighters around the province are morning their comrade's death.

  • Toronto Firefighters Fall into Six-Alarm Blaze

    Posted: January 3rd, 2011

    Two Toronto firefighters are lucky to be alive after they fell from a roof of a building into a six-alarm blaze and two others were injured while trying to save them early this morning.

  • Canada Chief, Training Officer Charged in FF's Water-Rescue Training Death

    Posted: August 10th, 2010

    The village of Point Edward, the fire chief and a training officer have been charged in the death of a firefighter who died during a training exercise earlier this year.Volunteer Firefighter Gary Kendall, 51, became trapped under a large ice flow during ice-water rescue training at the Lake Huron shoreline on Jan. 30. He was pulled from the water but died the following day in the hospital.

  • Civilian Killed, Four Canadian Firefighters Injured in Fire Truck Crash

    Posted: February 2nd, 2010

    VAUGHAN, Ontario, Canada -- A collision between a fire truck and a car this morning left a civilian dead and a captain and three firefighters injured, according to The Toronto Star. The crash occurred at approximately 10:35 a.m. on Major Mackenzie Drive while the fire truck was responding to an emergency call with its lights and sirens on, Vaughan Fire Chief Gregory Senay told the newspaper.