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One person injured after condo unit goes up in flames in northwest Calgary

Posted May 12, 2021

A man was taken to Foothills Medical Centre after he was rescued from inside a burning home in the northwest Calgary community of Ranchlands.

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Calgary firefighters rescue man from Glenmore Reservoir

Posted April 30, 2021

Water rescue season got off to a dramatic start in southwest Calgary on Friday when emergency responders swam through the waters of the Glenmore Reservoir to pull a man to safety.


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Police, firefighters among those eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations starting Friday

Posted April 29, 2021

In response to our letter writing campaign, in which there were over 3700 letters sent to elected decision makers, Calgary Firefighters are beginning to receive COVID-19 vaccinations as Medical First Responders in Phase 2C. 

This will help protect the health and safety of the public, firefighters, and their families, while ensuring the fire department has enough firefighters on duty to respond to emergencies. 

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City deems Calgary firefighters eligible for COVID-19 vaccine after Phase 2C omission

Posted April 28, 2021

Firefighters in Calgary and across Alberta don’t just fight fires. We provide direct medical patient care and respond to many different kinds of emergencies at multiple locations a day.

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Man digging grave in Calgary cemetery trapped when gravesite collapses

Posted April 26, 2021

Fire crews trained in collapse rescue were able to safely remove a trapped person from this scary situation. We’re glad our EMS colleagues transported him to hospital in stable condition. #teamwork #yyc

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Fire rips through southwest Calgary home

Posted April 22, 2021

Fortunately this fire didn't cause even more damage. The strong wind fed the flames and made it very difficult for crews. Our thoughts are with the person that was injured, and the people that lost their home and garages.

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