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by five_alarm
Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:47 pm
Forum: Greetings
Topic: correction & clarification
Replies: 16
Views: 2555

Welcome to the site skipr.

I says to my self... Self, what's he on about?

So I does a search of this site for 'Hartloff' and guess what I finds...

Men fined for false fundraising a story I posted back on 04-06-2005 from the CBC.

Is this what your on about?

by five_alarm
Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:40 pm
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: Injured hiker saved in daring rescue
Replies: 2
Views: 1367

Injured hiker saved in daring rescue

COMOX, BC - Hovering more than 1,700 metres in the air, with almost all its hoist cable swaying below and a rescue basket bolted into the side of a sheer cliff, a military helicopter from 19 Wing Comox pulled off the daring and “stressful” rescue of an injured hiker on a Comox mountain Sunday night...
by five_alarm
Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:31 pm
Forum: Prevention & Public Safety
Topic: Saving lives is added to 3Rs
Replies: 7
Views: 2258

Saving lives is added to 3Rs

COQUITLAM, BC - Tri-City high school students will learn much more than academics starting in January - they'll learn how to save lives. Thanks to a one-time grant of nearly $53,000 from the Envision Credit Union Charitable Foundation, every Grade 10 student in Coquitlam - as well as Langley, Hope ...
by five_alarm
Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:25 pm
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: Staff are very, very shaken: Driver who collided with ambulance dies
Replies: 3
Views: 1047

Crash with ambulance raises alarm in Alberta

EDMONTON, AB - Alberta motorists need to be better schooled on what to do around emergency vehicles, says a leading injury prevention expert. The warning comes after 45-year-old Lois Marquis died Friday following a collision with an ambulance. "The general public really has a poor understanding of ...
by five_alarm
Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:00 pm
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Sunnybrae-Tappen needs volunteer firefighters
Replies: 1
Views: 2205

Sunnybrae-Tappen needs volunteer firefighters

SUNNYBRAE-TAPPEN, BC - Fire Chief Al Potter is looking for a few more good people. The volunteer fire department has a total of 15 firefighters right now and would like to bring the number up to at least 18 in time for the fall training session, which begins this month. Volunteers must be at least ...
by five_alarm
Tue Sep 05, 2006 11:45 am
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: Firefighters probe unknown chemicals
Replies: 0
Views: 1114

Firefighters probe unknown chemicals

SASKATOON, SK - Fire and Protective Services crews worked into the early hours of the morning Friday before fi nding out that suspicious chemicals found on a west-side street presented no danger to the public. Fire crews responded at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday to a report of buckets containing possib...
by five_alarm
Wed Aug 30, 2006 12:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Rescue Me T.V show
Replies: 250
Views: 22191

A 3rd season in hell

INTERNATIONAL - TV LAND - No matter how f---ed up your life is, it could be worse. You could be Tommy Gavin. Rescue Me returns for a third season (tonight at 11 on Showcase, Cable 31) and, once again, Gavin's world is in flames. Denis Leary and Peter Tolin's harrowing black comedy about a seriously...
by five_alarm
Wed Aug 30, 2006 12:29 pm
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: STC to commemorate 9/11
Replies: 0
Views: 758

STC to commemorate 9/11

SUDBURY, ON - Sudbury Theatre Centre has joined forces with 12 other theatres across Canada to honour firefighters and to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. Former Greater Sudbury police chief Alex McCauley and broadcaster Sherry Drysdale will perform in the The Guys by Anne Nel...
by five_alarm
Wed Aug 30, 2006 12:22 pm
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: WSIB Launches Firefighter Safety Campaign
Replies: 0
Views: 782

WSIB Launches Firefighter Safety Campaign

TORONTO, ON - The Hon. Steven W. Mahoney, P.C., Chair of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), today unveiled the WSIB's campaign promoting firefighter safety at the 48th Biennial international Association of Firefighters (IAFF) conference . The campaign, a series of six posters featurin...
by five_alarm
Tue Aug 29, 2006 12:11 pm
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Fire chief, deputy resign - Accusations of water theft upsets department
Replies: 81
Views: 10167

Arran-Elderslie apologizes to Paisley Fire Department

PAISLEY, ON - The Paisley Fire Department has received a “half-hearted” apology from the Arran-Elderslie Council after the August 24 meeting. The apology given by council was accepted by the fire fighters, but members are worried that council has not considered what resources they have lost as a re...