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Fire crews battle 'significant smoke and flames' in downtown Calgary fire

Posted January 22, 2022

We responded to a challenging high-rise fire today.
High-rise firefighting operations are extremely hazardous because of the potential for extremely large fires and the large number of building occupants who may be exposed to the resulting heat and smoke.

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‘Take care of yourselves’: Calgary firefighters raise awareness of cancer risks

Posted January 20, 2022

January is firefighter cancer awareness month. 75% of occupational firefighter deaths are caused by cancer. #FFCancerMonth

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Man burned in fire at Calgary apartment building

Posted January 09, 2022

Fire crews responded to the scene of a fire at a high-rise on 10 Avenue S.E. at about 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 8.

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Cold weather hampers three-alarm firefighting effort in southeast Calgary

Posted January 05, 2022

Fire crews were called to the 3300 block of Bonnybrook Road S.E. for reports of a fire on the roof of an industrial complex.

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Bridgeland house fire is good reminder of importance of fire and smoke alarms: CFD

Posted December 10, 2021

We are thankful that no-one was injured. This incident is a good reminder to check fire and smoke alarms. Working smoke alarms save lives! 

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Over 100 people forced outside of Calgary hotel after heavy smoke reported in building

Posted December 10, 2021

It was a busy night for your Calgary firefighters with multiple stations responding to several complex and challenging emergencies. Our thoughts are with all of those affected.

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Sprinkler forces evacuation of southeast Calgary apartment building

Posted December 08, 2021

More than 200 people were forced out of their south Calgary apartment building early Wednesday morning when a sprinkler line broke, flooding several units. Our thoughts are with all those affected. 

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One person arrested after Ginger Beef Bistro destroyed by fire

Posted December 06, 2021

The Ginger Beef Bistro House at Macleod and 90th Avenue S.E. went up in flames after 6 a.m. Monday. The fire is being investigated as a potential arson.

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Firefighters bring blaze at hotel under control

Posted December 04, 2021

Crews were called to the Riviera Hotel, located at 3535 26 St. N.E., for reports of a fire at about 6:45 a.m.

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Suspicious fire at Calgary apartment building on 16 Avenue and Centre Street NW

Posted December 02, 2021

Firefighters were called to an apartment building in the area of 16 Avenue and Centre Street N.W. at around 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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