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Firefighters trade fire trucks for race cars to support international charity

March 11, 2013
Firefighters trade fire trucks for race cars to support international charity

A group of Vancouver firefighters have traded their fire trucks for off-road race cars in an effort to raise money for their blaze-battling counterparts all around the world. Global TV BC News

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Three-quarters of B.C.’s 1,200 gas leaks are preventable

October 2, 2012

When construction workers ruptured a major gas line near Cambie St. and 7th Ave. last month, six fire trucks, 30 firefighters, three police cruisers and several gas company crews rushed to contain the area. More than 100 people were evacuated from 10 nearby buildings, including a medical clinic, and 350 homes and businesses were without [...]

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Massive fire in Maple Ridge

September 26, 2012
Massive fire in Maple Ridge

Major fire burning in Maple Ridge right now. At least four homes are going up in flames in the Silver Ridge development. Scott Newman took a look at the fire from the CKNW Eye in the Sky. “There is one two, three, four houses still in flames, big smoke coming out of Maple Ridge…fire crews [...]

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Camp Ignite sparks girls’ interest in firefighting career

August 10, 2012

Sabrina Mathias always knew she wanted to be a firefighter. While friends covered their ears as fire trucks wailed past, Mathias would look on, intrigued, wondering how everything worked. The 18-year-old was curious about why there were always more men than women looking out the windows. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Camp Ignite sparks girls’ interest in firefighting career

August 10, 2012

Sabrina Mathias always knew she wanted to be a firefighter. While friends covered their ears as fire trucks wailed past, Mathias would look on, intrigued, wondering how everything worked. The 18-year-old was curious about why there were always more men than women looking out the windows. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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