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Delta Fire unveiled its new mascot, Flash, this week at North Delta’s Cougar Canyon Elementary School with Grade 2 student Theo Wong, who won pizza for his entire class for submitting the mascot’s name. (Submitted photo)

PHOTOS: Delta fire debuts new mascot

‘Flash’ presented a class at North Delta’s Cougar Canyon Elementary with a pizza lunch

 

White Rock firefighters hang a banner on their firehall Wednesday to celebrate the completion of a joint effort with the Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society to raise $500,000 for the Peace Arch Hospital. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey, White Rock firefighters fulfill pledge of $500K to Peace Arch Hospital

Money allocated to hospital’s mental health ward

 

The Delta Firefighters Charitable Society donated $7,315 to KidSport Delta on Thursday, Nov. 12 in the name of retired Battalion Chief Pete Popovich, who passed away unexpectedly in August. (Submitted photo)

Delta firefighters honour late member’s memory with donation to KidSport

$7,315 donation made in the name of retired Battalion Chief Pete Popovich, who passed away in August

 

Surrey Fire Chief Larry Thomas. (Surrey Fire Service photo)

Surrey to get 10 more firefighters under proposed city budget

Surrey Fire Chief Larry Thomas is pleased with the allotment

Surrey Fire Chief Larry Thomas. (Surrey Fire Service photo)
One of the many drop off by the Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society for its Nutritional Snack Program at Surrey schools. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)

Firefighters launch 50/50 raffle to help fund snack program at Surrey schools

Due to COVID-19, the charitable society has had to rework its fundraising for 2020

One of the many drop off by the Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society for its Nutritional Snack Program at Surrey schools. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)
Neighbour’s quick actions save dogs and home in Chilliwack townhouse fire

Neighbour’s quick actions save dogs and home in Chilliwack townhouse fire

Neighbour heard fire alarm and called 911 and rescued dogs from unit on fire

Neighbour’s quick actions save dogs and home in Chilliwack townhouse fire
This photo provided by the Unified Fire Authority shows a Utah fire crew member on the scene working to protect the town of Butte Falls in southern Oregon on Sunday, Sept. 13. 2020. This year’s fires have taxed the human, mechanical and financial resources of the nation’s wildfire fighting forces to a degree that few past blazes did. And half of the fire season is yet to come. Heat, drought, and a strategic decision to attack the flames early combined with other factors to put a historically heavy burden on fire teams. (Matthew McFarland/Unified Fire Authority via AP)

B.C., Alberta sending nearly 300 fire personnel by Friday to help battle wildfires in Oregon

Some 230 firefighters, most from British Columbia but including a number from Alberta, will be deployed Friday

This photo provided by the Unified Fire Authority shows a Utah fire crew member on the scene working to protect the town of Butte Falls in southern Oregon on Sunday, Sept. 13. 2020. This year’s fires have taxed the human, mechanical and financial resources of the nation’s wildfire fighting forces to a degree that few past blazes did. And half of the fire season is yet to come. Heat, drought, and a strategic decision to attack the flames early combined with other factors to put a historically heavy burden on fire teams. (Matthew McFarland/Unified Fire Authority via AP)
Camp Ignite director and Maple Ridge firefighter Mary Foster wants to see more female career firefighters. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge firefighting camp empowers young women

Camp Ignite to take place at Justice Institute on Sunday, Aug. 9

Camp Ignite director and Maple Ridge firefighter Mary Foster wants to see more female career firefighters. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
The Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society charity golf club committee from a previous year’s event. The 2020 event will be going ahead, with precautions for COVID-19. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)
The Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society charity golf club committee from a previous year’s event. The 2020 event will be going ahead, with precautions for COVID-19. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)
Firefighters used a ladder truck to rescue a three-year-old boy from a large tree in the Murrayville neighbourhood of Langley Thursday evening. (Dwayne Weidendorf/Black Press Media)

UPDATED: 3-year-old Lower Mainland boy rescued from top of tree

Langley firefighters use ladder truck to pull a toddler out of a Murrayville tree Thursday evening

  • Jul 30, 2020
Firefighters used a ladder truck to rescue a three-year-old boy from a large tree in the Murrayville neighbourhood of Langley Thursday evening. (Dwayne Weidendorf/Black Press Media)
White Rock names second deputy fire chief

White Rock names second deputy fire chief

Ken Molland started with White Rock Fire Rescue in 1992

White Rock names second deputy fire chief
Sunrise Ridge Elementary School students Yurim Lee (left), Ava Demuynck, and Shia Sumra hold up puzzles they delivered to the residents at Zion Park Manor in June. All 22 kids in the girls’ Grade 5 class took photos that were made into puzzles for the residents at Zion Park. (Photo: Stephanie Norris)

Cloverdale students make puzzles for care home residents

Students from Cloverdale’s Sunrise Ridge delivered gifts to seniors and thank you notes to first responders

Sunrise Ridge Elementary School students Yurim Lee (left), Ava Demuynck, and Shia Sumra hold up puzzles they delivered to the residents at Zion Park Manor in June. All 22 kids in the girls’ Grade 5 class took photos that were made into puzzles for the residents at Zion Park. (Photo: Stephanie Norris)
Alan Clegg sits down for a chat with the Cloverdale Reporter. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Surrey’s Alan Clegg sits down for a socially-distanced chat about his life in Cloverdale over the years

Clegg chats about his time as a volunteer firefighter, 1962’s Typhoon Freda, and how he’s been holding up during COVID-19

Alan Clegg sits down for a chat with the Cloverdale Reporter. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Crews work to put out a fire at a in an RV next to a house late Wednesday evening (May 20). (Photos: Shane MacKichan)

RV catches fire in Surrey driveway

Incident happened near Bothwell Drive and 94A Avenue

Crews work to put out a fire at a in an RV next to a house late Wednesday evening (May 20). (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
Delta firefighters helped staff at North Delta Secondary pack and distribute food hampers for local families in need through the Delta School District’s Food Security Program on Tuesday, May 12. (Note: the people pictured were six feet apart when this photo was taken. Compression caused by the camera lens can make it appear as though they were closer together.) (James Smith photo)

Delta Firefighters student initiative to support school district food security program

Association to donate $10 for each submitted student poster or essay thanking essential workers

Delta firefighters helped staff at North Delta Secondary pack and distribute food hampers for local families in need through the Delta School District’s Food Security Program on Tuesday, May 12. (Note: the people pictured were six feet apart when this photo was taken. Compression caused by the camera lens can make it appear as though they were closer together.) (James Smith photo)
Many disposable masks have a metal nose wire or staples holding the straps which can cause sparks or a fire when heated. (Pixabay photo)

Don’t use microwave to sterilize COVID-19 masks: Ontario fire marshal

Jon Pegg says there have been 51 fire fatalities in Ontario between Jan. 1 and May 4

Many disposable masks have a metal nose wire or staples holding the straps which can cause sparks or a fire when heated. (Pixabay photo)
Sources’ Howard Shein (left) accepts a pair of cheques from White Rock auxiliary firefighters Darren Phillips (centre) and Jody Nedelak, April 24. $3,000 was raised for Sources Women’s Place and another $3,000 for the food bank. (Contributed photo)

White Rock auxiliary firefighters donate $6,000 to Sources

Funds raised split between Women’s Place and food bank

Sources’ Howard Shein (left) accepts a pair of cheques from White Rock auxiliary firefighters Darren Phillips (centre) and Jody Nedelak, April 24. $3,000 was raised for Sources Women’s Place and another $3,000 for the food bank. (Contributed photo)
Firefighters responded to a fire at the Mr. Lube on Fraser Highway near 152 Street just after midnight May 1. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Midnight blaze at Surrey oil-service centre

Firefighters, police and Fortis respond to scene

Firefighters responded to a fire at the Mr. Lube on Fraser Highway near 152 Street just after midnight May 1. (Shane MacKichan photo)
City of White Rock names Wolfe new fire chief

City of White Rock names Wolfe new fire chief

Former deputy chief replaces retiring Phil Lemire at White Rock Fire Rescue

City of White Rock names Wolfe new fire chief
A White Rock home at 1553 Cory Rd. is one of the grand-prize options in the 2020 Hometown Heroes Lottery. (Contributed photo)

Hometown Heroes Lottery prize home located in White Rock

$2.7-million package includes more than $105,000 in furnishings and electronics

A White Rock home at 1553 Cory Rd. is one of the grand-prize options in the 2020 Hometown Heroes Lottery. (Contributed photo)