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Fire crews put out two nearby blazes in southeast Calgary

Posted February 28, 2021

Busy day for crews, we are glad there were no reported injuries at these two fires. Stay safe Calgary! Please remember it’s important to properly dispose of cigarettes.

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Firefighter calls for mayday while trying to find person missing in house fire

Posted February 23, 2021

Firefighters had to contend with high heat and a challenging layout in the basement that resulted in one crew member calling a mayday after getting disoriented.

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Workers sent to hospital after Calgary firefighters respond to carbon monoxide call at mechanical shop

Posted February 02, 2021

These are complex and dangerous emergencies. We are so glad that people on scene called 911 when they did, so crews could get on scene quickly and help the people still in the building. Great teamwork by City of Calgary 911 Dispatch, AHS EMS and Calgary Police.

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Fire breaks out at southeast townhouse complex

Posted January 29, 2021

Firefighters, police and paramedics responded to a townhouse complex on Radcliffe Crescent S.E. shortly before 5:30 a.m. and encountered thick black smoke emanating from the main floor of a two-storey unit. 

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Calgary firefighter union calls recommendation to close downtown fire hall ‘a disaster in the making’

Posted October 31, 2020

Calgary’s budget will be the focus for city council once deliberations start late in November, but there are already talks of cuts to essential services. 

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How Calgary firefighters are being stretched thin as Calgary continues to grow

Posted October 20, 2020

Calgary is getting bigger and bigger. At the same time, the budget is getting smaller and smaller. If Calgary continues to grow and the budget continues to shrink, the lives of Calgarians and firefighters will be put at risk.

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