firefighters

Vancouver Island fire departments to hold service for fallen firefighter

Sproat Lake volunteer firefighter Lt. Ron Suits died at the scene of a barn fire on July 16

 

Arrest made after hydraulic rescue pump stolen from temporary Saanich fire hall

VicPD K-9 unit called in to help locate suspect, stolen equipment

 

Nearly 100 Saanich firefighters join heart health study for first responders

About half of on-duty fatalities caused by cardiac incidents, firefighter says

 

Greater Victoria firefighters lap up new fundraising opportunity

Oak Bay, Saanich, Victoria, Esquimalt crews hit the track in 24-hour relay June 27

Welcome to grilling season: Saanich firefighter talks barbecue safety tips

Grills should be cleaned, serviced prior to use, firefighter says

Firefighter donations shine light on Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank’s need

Associations representing Central Saanich and North Saanich firefighters each donate $1,000

Don’t use microwave to sterilize COVID-19 masks: Ontario fire marshal

Jon Pegg says there have been 51 fire fatalities in Ontario between Jan. 1 and May 4

B.C. firefighters only responding to most life-threatening calls during COVID-19 pandemic

The directive comes after province spoke with paramedics, fire services, according to top doctor

Greater Victoria fire departments restrict duties in light of COVID-19

Fire inspections, education seminars and more cancelled to limit exposure to coronavirus

No shirts, no city services: Firefighter calendar too steamy for Ontario officials

The city has never funded the calendars, but has OK’d photoshoots at city-owned properties

Island Outfitters owners share photos of damage caused by fire that ravaged store

Charred walls and melted inventory are what’s left of the Saanich outdoor store

View Royal, Colwood firefighters to climb 48 storeys in full gear to support B.C. Lung Association

A healthy rivalry between the two departments will see who gets to the top first

PHOTOS: Victoria Fire Department honours fallen firefighters with new memorial bell and plaque

The most recent death was Retired Fire Chief Richard Couch in 2018

Saanich Fire Department warns public of new phone scam

Someone is posing as a fire fighter and asking for donations to the burn fund

Five-year-old Esquimalt boy becomes fire chief for the day

Thomas Childs took over the Esquimalt Fire Department

Central Saanich seeks ‘paid call’ firefighters for daytime shifts

Department looking for community minded folks available weekdays

PHOTOS: Hundreds gather in Victoria to honour fallen firefighters

The BC Fallen Fire Fighters’ Memorial honoured those who have died in the line of duty