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Residents, cats evacuated in fire that ravaged Monterey Park home

Posted April 16, 2021

Fire crews from multiple fire halls worked quickly to stop this fire from continuing to spread to neighbouring homes. We are glad no injuries were reported and crews were able to rescue two cats from the home. Please, stay safe! #yyc

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'We don't have enough firefighters': CFA calls for members to be on vaccine list

Posted April 12, 2021

“A lot of people don’t realize that firefighters do more than fires,” said CFA spokesperson Matt Osborne. “We respond to medical emergencies, we respond to car accidents, hazardous material calls. We deal with direct person contact, direct patient care.

“We’re just asking, when other health care providers, when other first responders are being included, we just feel it’s reasonable to be included as well in the vaccine program.”

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Calgary Fire Department puts out 2 blazes Saturday night

Posted April 11, 2021

Along with other medical emergency calls, multiple fire crews from across the city were kept busy fighting these two fires. We are glad no injuries were reported

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Man in life-threatening condition after Calgary garage fire

Posted April 06, 2021

Firefighters said when they arrived, they found heavy smoke and flames emerging from a detached garage.

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Mission building evacuated after blaze breaks out: Calgary Fire Department

Posted March 30, 2021

Twelve people were forced from their building following a fire in Calgary’s Mission neighbourhood on Tuesday.

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Crews battle house fire in northwest Calgary

Posted March 29, 2021

“We had a very challenging wind out of the north, with the garage also facing north, which was pushing the fire into the home,” said Rouge Ashmead, north district chief with the CFD. “Wind always presents a tremendous challenge for us. Crews did a fantastic job making the right tactical decisions to make that a minimal factor.”

 

 

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