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Lethbridge fire caused by unattended space heater

Following an investigation, a fire in the 2400 block of 20 Street North on December 19 was deemed to be accidental. One person was rescued from the house and taken to the Chinook Regional Hospital in critical condition. Heath Wright, the chief fire marshal for Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services, says the cause of the […]Read More

First responders march to honour their own

First responders in Lethbridge joined together for a memorial parade earlier today to mark the 21st anniversary of 9/11. The parade took place in Downtown Lethbridge. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has the story about the importance of never forgetting those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.Read More

LFES divers receive water rescue training

Divers from Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services were out on Thursday morning to take part in water rescue training. A large number of first responders took the plunge. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, a trainer from the United States came up to Lethbridge to teach the divers about the importance of water rescue.Read More

Lithium battery tips to keep from catching fire

Chances are most people wouldn’t think twice about lithium batteries being a danger when charging them. Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services is warning about two fires connected with lithium batteries that were being charged and caught fire. Adam Saturley, a Fire Prevention Officer with the city has some tips on how to best protect yourself […]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 Fire Department donates surplus supplies to Ukraine

Staff from the Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services showcased five pallets of fire fighting equipment supplies on Monday afternoon that will be sent to help firefighters in Ukraine. A few of the items include medical kits, PPE, and disposable wound care items. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the donations will be given to an organization […]Read More

Lethbridge Fire Department to send items for Ukraine

Lethbridge City Council unanimously approved the Lethbridge Fire Department to donate expired or surplus items to support the war in Ukraine. Life cycled medical kits, expired disposable wound care items, and personnel protective equipment will be shipped off to help Ukrainian first responders. The Lethbridge Chief of Fire and Emergency Services, Greg Adair, says the […]Read More

Greg Adair announced as new Lethbridge fire chief

A new fire chief is ready to man the helm of the Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services. Greg Adair was announced as the new fire chief on Thursday morning. Adair moved to Lethbridge to work for the Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services in 2017 after working for 20 years in Red Deer as both a […]Read More