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Pushed to the limit: Alberta first responders experience shortage of ambulances, long delays, and burnout

Posted July 29, 2021

“Ambulances being delayed mean that we're on scene, providing patient care for longer, and those patients aren't getting to the hospital as fast as they should be,” said Matt Osborne, spokesperson for the Calgary Firefighters’ Association.

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Trailer fire at southeast Calgary commercial building injures 3 people

Posted July 28, 2021

Three people were rushed to hospital on Wednesday after a fire sparked at a commercial warehouse in southeast Calgary.

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Businesses damaged, cats dead after south Calgary commercial building fire

Posted July 27, 2021

It was another busy day for crews responding to medicals, car crashes, rescues, fires and more. Our thoughts are with the person injured in this fire and to the people impacted by the loss of their cats.
Stay safe! Please call 911 if you need help, seconds matter.

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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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