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Home destroyed in 2-alarm fire in Calgary's northwest

Posted July 18, 2021

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

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Calgary emergency crews pushed to the limit amid week of extreme heat, flooding

Posted July 04, 2021

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.

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Emergency crews urge caution as Calgary heads into 'dangerous' heatwave

Posted June 26, 2021

It’s hot! Please stay safe and use caution when enjoying waterways in Calgary! Your Calgary Firefighters responded to several water rescues over a three-hour period on Saturday. #yyc #heatwave

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Crews respond to river rescues, including one young deer caught near Harvie Passage

Posted June 26, 2021

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

 

 

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Man, firefighter injured in northeast Calgary trailer fire

Posted June 22, 2021

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.

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Calgary firefighter rescues woman and her dog

Posted June 21, 2021

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

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Two injured after house fire in southeast Calgary

Posted June 20, 2021

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.

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2 adults, child rescued from Bow River after raft capsizes in northwest Calgary

Posted June 17, 2021

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

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Beware of falling rocks: Wind blows paving stones off 27th floor of Calgary condo

Posted June 16, 2021

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

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Firefighters battle 2-alarm fire in northwest Calgary

Posted June 12, 2021

Crews needed to call a second-alarm to help contain a house fire in the city's northwest early Saturday.

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