Tags : Firefighters

City council members get hands-on experience as a firefighter

Members of city administration and city council took part in Fire Ops 101 this afternoon and got hands-on experience with what it takes to be a firefighter. The participants went through three different scenarios including a structure fire, a car crash, and a medical emergency. “We were able to show them how with our limited […]Read More

Additional eight firefighters to be hired for Lethbridge

Lethbridge City Council unanimously approved the hiring of eight additional firefighters for the Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services at a council meeting on Tuesday. A total of $884,600 will be used from unspent operating funds. Ongoing costs of approximately $1 million to $1.3 million per year will be absorbed by LFES with no additional tax […]Read More

Lethbridge firefighter walking 1204 steps for fundraiser

Firefighters work tirelessly everyday to keep our communities safe. The Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge is encouraging our first responders to climb steps from May 27 to June 5 to raise funds for programs and services for citizens and firefighters who are battling cancer. BCN’s Micah Quinn has more on a Lethbridge firefighter who will be climbing […]Read More

Showing support for colleague facing cancer

Chances are you’ve known someone who has been impacted by cancer. Members of the Taber Fire Department gathered in solidarity of a fellow firefighter who was recently diagnosed with the disease. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the group shaved their heads in support of their friend and coworker.Read More

South Lethbridge fire destroys garage and vehicle on Monday

The Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services were on scene this afternoon attending to a garage fire along 10th Avenue South. Crews responded from three stations just before 2 p.m. to the rear detached garage, where the garage and car inside were fully engulfed. Captain Neil Green with the fire department, says the homeowner was working […]Read More