Tags » Volunteer Firefighters

Answering the call: Who pays the cost of dwindling volunteer numbers?

Watch above: In part 3 of our series ‘Answering the Call’, Quinn Ohler delves into what could happen if nobody fills the empty spaces in our rural fire departments. 442 more words


Answering the call: Volunteer firefighters on why they help their communities

Watch above: The number of people willing to sign up as volunteer firefighters is dwindling. Quinn Ohler looks at why in part two of our series “Answering the Call.” 429 more words


Answering the call: Meet Parkland County's volunteer firefighters

WATCH ABOVE: They put their lives on the line to protect their community, and it’s not even their full time job. Here is part one of Quinn Ohler’s three-part special series on volunteer firefighters in Alberta. 367 more words


Volunteer firefighter could lose Toronto job after 'double-hatting'

TORONTO – Tom Hunse has been a volunteer firefighter at the Cookstown station in the town of Innisfil for the last 26 years, before being hired as a professional firefighter in Toronto in the early 1990’s. 465 more words


Make An Extraordinary Difference….

by Michele Nitsch

“The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.”

1,301 more words

Honesdale Hosting Annual Firemen's Convention, Parade

HONESDALE — Hundreds of volunteer firefighters will be marching through a community in Wayne County this weekend.

The annual volunteer firefighters’ parade is being hosted by the Honesdale Fire Department. 304 more words


Simulated Smoke Search & Rescue Drill

The Blue Barn in East Berne provides the perfect environment for search and rescue training. A non toxic smoke machine is used to simulate a fire scene in which firefighters must navigate the building’s interior without the ability to see, to find and rescue a “victim”. 47 more words