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Saanich Fire Department worked hard to pull a horse from drowning in a mud bog on July 31 in Saanich. (Photo and video courtesy of Saanich Fire Department)

VIDEO: Firefighters rescue frightened horse stuck nose-deep in Vancouver Island mud bog

At the scene were a whole team of firefighters who put their heads together to rescue the filly

 

Firefighter Sue Idle (right) with Pass Creek Fire Department chief Aaron Bebelman. Photo: Submitted

‘It is hard. It is fun’: 55-year-old Castlegar woman becomes firefighter

Sue Idle is one of the newest members of the Pass Creek Fire Department

 

The Delta Fire Department put out a blaze at a towing yard on Annacis Island Wednesday evening (July 21).

Delta fire crews put out blaze on Annacis Island

Delta Fire Department initially responded to multiple vehicles on fire at a towing yard

 

The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society has raised more than $100,000 at its 10th annual charity golf tournament. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)

Surrey firefighters raise $100K at golf tournament

10th annual event raises funds for community programs

The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society has raised more than $100,000 at its 10th annual charity golf tournament. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)
Surrey Fire Service worked to put out a fire at a sawmill Saturday morning (June 26). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey firefighters put out blaze at a sawmill

Mill is located around 117th Avenue and 130th Street

Surrey Fire Service worked to put out a fire at a sawmill Saturday morning (June 26). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey Fire Service battled a dock fire along the Fraser River late Friday night (June 18). It was on Musqueam Drive, near Industrial Road, around 10:45 p.m. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Fire engulfs pier on Surrey side of the Fraser River

Pier has reportedly been unused for a long time

Surrey Fire Service battled a dock fire along the Fraser River late Friday night (June 18). It was on Musqueam Drive, near Industrial Road, around 10:45 p.m. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Raushan Bindra, who graduates this year, received her COVID-19 vaccination this week. It was administered by her dad, Bira Bindra, a White Rock firefighter. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Vaccination a family affair for White Rock firefighter

Bira Bindra is among firefighters spending their days off helping out at local immunization clinics

Raushan Bindra, who graduates this year, received her COVID-19 vaccination this week. It was administered by her dad, Bira Bindra, a White Rock firefighter. (Contributed photo)
Campers learn auto extrication at past year’s Camp Ignite. Photo supplied by Camp Ignite

‘Camp Ignite’ helps young B.C. women pursue firefighting careers

This year’s camp will be on Aug. 14 and Aug. 15 in Vancouver

Campers learn auto extrication at past year’s Camp Ignite. Photo supplied by Camp Ignite
Surrey Fire Service battled a fire at an apartment building in Fleetwood late Friday night (May 14), near 84th Avenue and 160th Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey firefighters collecting donations for people displaced by Fleetwood apartment fire

Fleetwood BIA, community association also band together for donations, help

Surrey Fire Service battled a fire at an apartment building in Fleetwood late Friday night (May 14), near 84th Avenue and 160th Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey Fire Service battled a fire at an apartment building in Fleetwood late Friday night (May 14), near 84th Avenue and 160th Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

UPDATE: Surrey firefighters continue to work to put out ‘stubborn’ fire

Four-storey building located at 84th Avenue near 160th Street; crews on scene for nearly 12 hours

Surrey Fire Service battled a fire at an apartment building in Fleetwood late Friday night (May 14), near 84th Avenue and 160th Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey’s historic Strawberry Hill hall has been damaged in a fire sometime overnight between Wednesday and Thursday (April 28 and 29). Crews were still on scene around 7 a.m. on Thursday. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Historic Strawberry Hill Hall has ‘extensive damage’ after early morning fire in Surrey

Crews have been renovating the site, including moving the hall away from the street corner

Surrey’s historic Strawberry Hill hall has been damaged in a fire sometime overnight between Wednesday and Thursday (April 28 and 29). Crews were still on scene around 7 a.m. on Thursday. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Firefighters carry equipment from the scene of Monday’s Willoughby fire. The April 19, 2021 blaze turned the Alexander Square development at the corner of 208th Street and 80th Avenue to rubble. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Fire: The aftermath of the inferno

The scene remains active as investigators work to determine a cause

Firefighters carry equipment from the scene of Monday’s Willoughby fire. The April 19, 2021 blaze turned the Alexander Square development at the corner of 208th Street and 80th Avenue to rubble. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society and Surrey Honda have partnered together for a second year in a row for a car raffle to support local mental health initiatives. (Submitted photo)
The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society and Surrey Honda have partnered together for a second year in a row for a car raffle to support local mental health initiatives. (Submitted photo)
A man in his 60s has died following a fire at a home in the 13500-block of 113 Avenue on Friday (April 16). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

UPDATE: Man in his 60s is dead after weekend fire in Whalley area of Surrey

Police say the cause of the fire is not suspicious

A man in his 60s has died following a fire at a home in the 13500-block of 113 Avenue on Friday (April 16). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Steve Serbic, assistant chief of operations for the Surrey Fire Service, has written a book, “The Unbroken” delving into his struggles with post-traumatic stress. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey firefighter writes book to ‘be part of the change’ in stigma around post-traumatic stress

‘The Unbroken’ details Steve Serbic’s childhood, career and journey dealing with mental health issues

Steve Serbic, assistant chief of operations for the Surrey Fire Service, has written a book, “The Unbroken” delving into his struggles with post-traumatic stress. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Capt. Reid Martin is leading a team of 14 Delta firefighters on Sunday, April 18 as they each ride 100 kilometres on stationary bikes to raise funds for the Delta Firefighters Charitable Society. (Submitted photo)

Delta firefighters cycling 100 km for charity

Virtual fundraiser this Sunday (April 18) to support Delta Firefighters Charitable Society

Capt. Reid Martin is leading a team of 14 Delta firefighters on Sunday, April 18 as they each ride 100 kilometres on stationary bikes to raise funds for the Delta Firefighters Charitable Society. (Submitted photo)
The Delta Fire Fighters Healthy Snack Program is a new initiative launched in March by the Delta Fire Fighter and Charitable Society. The program currently supports six North Delta schools and will be expanding to many more schools in both North and South Delta in September. (Submitted photo)

Delta firefighters kick off school healthy snack program

Program currently supports six North Delta schools, with plans to expand across Delta come September

The Delta Fire Fighters Healthy Snack Program is a new initiative launched in March by the Delta Fire Fighter and Charitable Society. The program currently supports six North Delta schools and will be expanding to many more schools in both North and South Delta in September. (Submitted photo)
Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko receives her COVID-19 vaccination. (Contributed photo)
Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko receives her COVID-19 vaccination. (Contributed photo)
A vehicle that was driven through the wall of a parkade at Uptown Shopping Centre and into the nearby Walmart on April 9 was removed through another hole in the wall later that night. (Photo via Saanich Police Department and Ayush Kakkar)

Vehicle launched into B.C. Walmart removed following rescue of trapped workers

Crews cut new hole in parkade wall to remove vehicle safely

A vehicle that was driven through the wall of a parkade at Uptown Shopping Centre and into the nearby Walmart on April 9 was removed through another hole in the wall later that night. (Photo via Saanich Police Department and Ayush Kakkar)
Surrey Fire Service at a garage fire in the 14400-block of 82A Ave on March 22, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

‘Perfect storm’ of variants, increasing COVID cases are concerning for Surrey fire chief

Between police and fire, Larry Thomas said there are 8 confirmed cases, 18 others isolating

Surrey Fire Service at a garage fire in the 14400-block of 82A Ave on March 22, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)