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Our thoughts are with all the families impacted by this large fire in the NW community of Sherwood, we are glad there were no injuries reported. Multiple fire halls, tall ladder trucks and large hose lines were needed to stop this fire.
Please remember, working smoke alarms save lives. #yyc
Emergency crews were pushed to the brink this week as the pressures of an extreme heat wave coincided with a Friday night thunderstorm that brought flooding to roads across Calgary.
Members of the Calgary Fire Department were called out to help with a number of incidents on the Bow and Elbow Rivers where both people and animals had gotten into trouble. #MoreThanFires
A man was taken to hospital Tuesday morning after a fire broke out in a trailer in a commercial yard in northeast Calgary. One firefighter also sustained minor injuries while fighting the blaze, and was treated at the scene by paramedics.
A Calgary firefighter rescued a woman and her dog after they were trapped on a steep embankment and cliff area above the Elbow River. #MoreThanFires
Our thoughts are with the two people injured in this fire. Along with fighting the fire, multiple fire crews need to focus efforts to search and evacuate homes at early morning fires because most people are still sleeping. Seconds count.
Please remember, working smoke detectors save lives.
We are glad all of these rafters were wearing life jackets and we could get to them in time to rescue them from the water. This is a good reminder to always wear a life jacket, have all the appropriate equipment, and be very careful of bridge abutments and other hazards while enjoying our beautiful rivers. #MoreThanFires #WaterSafety #yyc
Calgary fire crews responded to an unusual incident in the Beltline Wednesday morning, and it has prompted a reminder about the “potentially deadly” dangers of high winds. #MoreThanFires