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  • Seat Belts Save 2 Canadian Firefighters

    Posted: December 9th, 2009

    ESSA, Ontario, Canada -- Two Essa Township volunteer firefighters were injured in a rollover on Dec. 7, and their chief is crediting the use of seat belts for saving their lives, according to The Barrie Examiner. The firefighter were returning to the fire hall after responding to a fatal crash when the crash occurred around noon when their fire truck rolled into a ditch.

  • Tanker Truck Overturns, Explodes in Ontario, Canada

    Posted: October 11th, 2004

    Fire crews were mopping up Sunday night in the suburb of Thornhill after battling a large blaze sparked when a tanker truck overturned and burst into flames, news reports said.

  • Toronto Theater Collapse Kills One

    Posted: December 8th, 2003

    A man was pronounced dead at the scene and 14 other people were taken to hospitals, including two children with crushed legs.