firefighters

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

 

Six Kelowna firefighters retire with almost 150 years of combined service

Al Lipkovitz, Tim Hill, Rob Buchanan, Rob Schelppe and Gayanne Pacholzuk have reired

 

Two Okanagan homes up for grabs in 2020 Hometown Heroes Lottery

Package includes $40k cash, a 2019 Tesla Model X Long Range, and $1.3M cash

 

Truck goes up in flames in Penticton

Fire crew observed multiple explosions in back alley blaze

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

Community drums up support for Vernon hospital workers

Even health care workers and fellow first responders turned out to show love

Lavington garage goes up in flames

The house next to the garage was minimally damaged; residents required to vacate home temporarily

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

Early morning fire destroys home in Kelowna

Eighteen firefighters responded to the fire at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Vernon firefighters snuff out basement fire in single-family home

The residents were not home at the time of the fire, which resulted in no injuries

Vernon firefighters, councillors push new trucks into service

Vernon Fire Rescue Services ceremony took place at Station 1 Saturday morning

Lumby grandma proves anyone can be a firefighter

Cindy Knight has been with the Lumby department for four years and encourages others to apply

Firefighter spring training comes to Lake Country

From LNG to breaking down doors, firefighters get training from industry pros

PHOTOS: Hundreds gather in Victoria to honour fallen firefighters

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

Why cancer is deadlier than fire for firefighters in B.C.

The silent threat that is killing firefighters and how the profession is fighting back