firefighters

Vernon fire chief David Lind, firefighters John Doorman, Dave Robinson, Matt Olson and Dan Nadeau, along with Nadeau’s wife and daughter, Carrie and Mina Nadeau. The crew and city councillors helped get Vernon Fire Rescue Service’s new fleet off to a rolling start on Nov. 16. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Vernon firefighters, councillors push new trucks into service

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

Vernon fire chief David Lind, firefighters John Doorman, Dave Robinson, Matt Olson and Dan Nadeau, along with Nadeau’s wife and daughter, Carrie and Mina Nadeau. The crew and city councillors helped get Vernon Fire Rescue Service’s new fleet off to a rolling start on Nov. 16. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Cindy Knight at the Lumby and District Fire Department, where she has been a member of the crew for four years. (Photo: Ashley Gregerson)

Lumby grandma proves anyone can be a firefighter

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

Cindy Knight at the Lumby and District Fire Department, where she has been a member of the crew for four years. (Photo: Ashley Gregerson)
Volunteer firefighters received training at the 2019 Spring Training in Lake Country. Firefighters learned how to fight LNG-based fires. Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News

Firefighter spring training comes to Lake Country

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

Volunteer firefighters received training at the 2019 Spring Training in Lake Country. Firefighters learned how to fight LNG-based fires. Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News
A firefighter salutes the commemorative statue behind the BC Legislature during the BC Fallen Fire Fighters’ memorial, with B.C. Professional Fire Fighters Association executive director, Gord Ditchburn, on the left and B.C. Premier John Horgan on the right (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

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

A firefighter salutes the commemorative statue behind the BC Legislature during the BC Fallen Fire Fighters’ memorial, with B.C. Professional Fire Fighters Association executive director, Gord Ditchburn, on the left and B.C. Premier John Horgan on the right (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Fire fighters battled a fire at a multi-family home on the 800 block of Fulton Street on June 6, 2017. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

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

Fire fighters battled a fire at a multi-family home on the 800 block of Fulton Street on June 6, 2017. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)